How the Giving Pledge Pushes Smarter Philanthropy

Originally, Bill and Melinda Gates had hoped to do more than encourage giving by the wealthy. They envisioned the Giving Pledge as a way to promote effective philanthropy that would help solve the world’s big problems — a mission not unlike that of the foundation that bears their names and reflects their values. The Gateses and Warren … Continued

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Signature Theatre Hosts Celebration of One Millionth Subsidized Ticket

Signature Theatre will commemorate the millionth subsidized ticket offered under the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access with a special celebration on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30pm in The Pershing Square Signature Center Lobby. The event celebrating this milestone will include remarks from Signature’s leaders and artists, a drawing to win a Lifetime Subscription to Signature … Continued

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Gairdner Awards for HMS Researchers

Two Harvard Medical School researchers have been named recipients of the prestigious Canada Gairdner Awards for transformational work in the fields of biomedicine and global health. Vikram Patel, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health in the Blavatnik Institute at HMS and professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, will receive the … Continued

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