Gender Equality and International Development

The statistics are staggering. According to USAID, globally, nearly 98 million girls are not in school. A more recent UNESCO report puts the number closer to 130 million, which is both good and bad, because while it could mean that more girls “count”--it’s also millions more who are not being educated. In the developing world, [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:27:31+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog, Philanthropy|0 Comments

Thoughts on the Hirshhorn Museum

If there is one quality that’s universal to human cultures, it’s art. From the cave paintings of Indonesia to the prehistoric art of Lascaux, France, this cultural expression is something that transcends time and distance. After all, the art at Lascaux and Sulawesi are separated by nearly 15,400 years and many thousands of miles--and yet, [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:34:24+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Philanthropy|0 Comments

Why I Support the AHRC

In my mind, you can tell a lot about a society by how it treats the most vulnerable among them, including the elderly, the poor, and those with the misfortune to be born with developmental disabilities. Though there has been a lot of progress made in recent years, most specifically the Americans with Disabilities Act [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:34:24+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Blog, Philanthropy|0 Comments

Why I Joined PowHerFul

With over 20 years of experience in global real estate investment, I’ve become quite aware of some of the challenges women have to face in the industry on a daily basis. While there are certainly numerous inspiring success stories of women in finance, like Abigail Johnson (CEO of Fidelity Investments) and Ana Patricia Botin (Chair [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:34:24+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Philanthropy|0 Comments