Author: Suzi Emmerling

Standing Together, Let’s Be the Change We Wish to See

Standing Together, Let’s Be the Change We Wish to See The horrific and senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery among others, are yet another painful reminder of the systemic racism and pervasive violence Black Americans face every day as they fend off presumptions of danger and guilt. We can wring our… Read more »

Grantmaking Update from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Grantmaking Update from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation The COVID-19 crisis requires all hands on deck to meet the challenge of our time. In the spirit of collective action and an unwavering belief in what we can achieve together, The Broad Foundation is reevaluating its grantmaking to help sustain, support and rebuild our community… Read more »

A Statement from Gerun Riley, President, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Media Contact: Suzi Emmerling, semmerling@broadfoundation.org A Statement from Gerun Riley, President, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation For over two decades, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has actively invested in and supported the public good in education, science and the arts, making grants in public K-12 education, scientific and medical research, and the visual… Read more »

Peggy Hsieh named Director of Finance of The Broad Family Office

Media Contact: Suzi Emmerling, semmerling@broadfoundation.org, 202-550-3785 Peggy Hsieh named Director of Finance of The Broad Family Office Los Angeles, December 19, 2019—Peggy Hsieh, a seasoned accounting executive, has joined the Broad Family Office where she will oversee the accounting function for The Broad Foundations. Before joining FOFS, Hsieh served as the Senior Vice President of… Read more »

Shawn R. White Named General Counsel of The Broad Foundations

Media Contact: Suzi Emmerling, semmerling@broadfoundation.org, 202-550-3785 Shawn R. White Named General Counsel of The Broad Foundations Los Angeles, March 21, 2019—Shawn R. White, an experienced attorney and Los Angeles native, has joined The Broad Foundations and the Broad Family Office in the role of General Counsel. White has a breadth of experience advising non-profit and… Read more »

Broad Foundation Supports New Philanthropic Fund for LAUSD

Shannon Haber, Los Angeles Unified, 213-241-6766 Roshin Mathew, California Community Foundation, 213-413-4130 x 229 Fund for Equity and Excellence Launches to Support Public Education in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2018—Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner and a group of Los Angeles community partners and foundations today announced the launch of the Fund for… Read more »

DSST Wins the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Media Contacts Natalie Laukitis, nlaukitis@publiccharters.org Swati Pandey, spandey@broadfoundation.org DSST Public Schools Wins 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools Colorado charter school network awarded $250,000 for demonstrating outstanding college-readiness outcomes among low-income students and students of color Announcement kicks off the 2018 National Charter Schools Conference in Washington, D.C. Austin, Texas, June 18, 2018—DSST Public… Read more »

Achievement First, DSST and Uncommon Schools Named 2018 Broad Prize Finalists

  Media Contacts Natalie Laukitis, nlaukitis@publiccharters.org Swati Pandey, spandey@broadfoundation.org Achievement First, DSST and Uncommon Schools Named 2018 Broad Prize Finalists WASHINGTON, D.C. and LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2017— Achievement First, DSST Public Schools and Uncommon Schools are finalists for the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and… Read more »

Eli and Edythe Broad Named Distinguished Philanthropists at the Kennedy Center’s Spring Gala

Swati Pandey, spandey@broadfoundation.org, 310.954.5049 Emily Gest, egest@rubenstein.org, 212.843.8061 Eli and Edythe Broad Named Distinguished Philanthropists at the Kennedy Center’s Spring Gala Eli and Edythe Broad accept the award for Distinguished Philanthropists at the Kennedy Center on May 6, 2018. Photo by Yassine El Mansouri. WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2018—Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad, founders of… Read more »