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Issue #277
Fall 2018

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Ami Aronson

Ami Aronson is leading her family’s foundation into the 21st century through critical planning and community engagement.

 



Profiles

Ami Aronson: More than a Check

By Mariah Pardy

Ami Aronson is leading her family’s foundation into the 21st century through critical planning and community engagement.

Q&A with Nancy Rubin: On the Right Side of History with Ambassador Nancy Rubin

As told to Efraim Wyeth

Jane Aronson: Blue Glasses

By Courtney Greenberg

Dr. Jane Aronson is making sure children without families are taken care of.

Kristine McDivitt Tompkins: Nature’s Advocate

By Nancy A. Ruhling

In South America, it is Kristine McDivitt Tompkins who advocates for conservation preservation.

Abby Pucker: Ensnaring the Senses

By Leah Morrison

Abby Pucker finds connections between IT, the arts, and philanthropy.

Rochel Leah Bernstein: To Prevent and Protect

By Mackenzie Galloway

Rochel Leah Bernstein is taking a stand to protect children.

Q&A with Maria Amor Torres: The Traveling Princess

As told to Lifestyles Magazine

Ruma Bose: Ruma has It

By Julie Jacobs

Ruma Bose knows the art of crisis management.

UpFront

  • Warren Buffett gives largest donation to date
  • King’s College announces $133 million for autism research
  • American Heart Association awards $28 million
  • Wellcome Trust launches $332 million fund
  • $20 million for pediatric hospital
  • $100 million fund announced for empowerment of women of color
  • $30 million for performing arts groups
  • National University System gifted with $100 million
  • Foundations give $40 million for infant health
  • Blavatnik family donates $10 million to Mount Sinai
  • Walton Family Foundation commits $100 million for education
  • U.S. charitable giving tops $400 billion
  • NoVo Foundation gives $34 million in grants for social justice
  • $515 million raised for National Park Foundation
  • Cincinnati Zoo receives $50 million
  • Vail Resorts CEO gives $31 million
  • AbbVie gives $100 million for Puerto Rico
  • YouTube invests $25 million to fight fake news
  • Wounded Warrior Project gives $45 million

Events

  • Hot Pink Party
  • MSK Spring Ball
  • Party in the Garden
  • Backstage at the Geffen
  • Conservatory Ball
  • Nomi Network Gala
  • Freeing Voices Changing Lives Gala

The Index

The Women's List

Never satisfied to just have their voices heard, they also demand to be listened to.

Big Gift: Richard and Susan Rogel

Supporting cancer research and helping train the next generation of leaders.