Author: Suzi Emmerling

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 »

Eli and Edythe Broad to Receive 2018 AFA Cultural Leadership Award

Natalie Espinosa at nespinosa@amfedarts.org or 212.988.7700 x 205 Kristin Sarli at ksarli@amfedarts.org or 212.988.7700 x 209 Eli and Edythe Broad to Receive 2018 AFA Cultural Leadership Award NEW YORK, May 1, 2018—The American Federation of Arts (AFA) is delighted to announce that collectors and philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad will receive this year’s AFA Cultural… Read more »

Broad Foundation on Los Angeles Superintendent Appointment

Broad Foundation on Los Angeles Superintendent Appointment “We offer our congratulations to Austin Beutner on being named superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District, and we thank Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian for her leadership the past several months. There is no more critical—and potentially transformative—job in our city right now than superintendent. Our community is… Read more »

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad Give $5 Million to Honor Caltech President Emeritus David Baltimore

Deborah Williams-Hedges, 626-395-3227, debwms@caltech.edu Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad Give $5 Million to Honor Caltech President Emeritus David Baltimore PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, March 26, 2018—Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Caltech trustee Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have pledged $5 million through The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to endow a professorial chair at Caltech. The chair will… Read more »

Broad Foundation Supports March For Our Lives Los Angeles

Broad Foundation Supports March For Our Lives L.A. “School shootings have been a relentless and shameful fact of American life for 20 years, and gun violence has anguished families and communities for much longer. As longtime supporters of students and sensible gun-violence prevention, we stand today with the brave and thoughtful young leaders marching to… Read more »

$1.2 Million Gift from The Broad Foundation Will Support Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research at UCLA

Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org $1.2 Million Gift from The Broad Foundation Will Support Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research at UCLA LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2017—The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to four UCLA researchers pursuing early-stage inflammatory bowel disease research, the foundation announced today. The new grant brings the foundation’s support of… Read more »

Eli Broad Announces Retirement After Six-Decade Career in Business and Philanthropy

Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org Emily Gest, 212-843-8061, egest@rubenstein.com Eli Broad Announces Retirement After Six-Decade Career in Business and Philanthropy Gerun Riley to Oversee the Philanthropic Work of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2017—Eli Broad announced today that he is retiring from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and passing responsibility… Read more »

Forbes Magazine Names Eli Broad One of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds

Media Contact Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org Forbes Magazine Names Eli Broad One of the World’s Greatest Living Business Minds LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2017—Eli Broad was named today to Forbes Magazine’s list of the World’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds as part of the magazine’s centennial issue. In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Forbes magazine’s… Read more »

Eli Broad Supports DREAMers

Eli Broad Urges President Trump to Preserve DACA “As a child of immigrants, I know firsthand how hard immigrants work to make our country a better place. The undocumented migrants who came to America as children are thriving in our schools, our workplaces and our communities. They are our coworkers and classmates, our teachers and… Read more »

Broad Foundation Announces Winners of $1 Million Fund for Innovative Stem Cell Research

Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org Broad Foundation Announces Winners of $1 Million Fund for Innovative Stem Cell Research LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2017—Eight teams of scientists at UCLA, UC San Francisco and USC have been awarded a total of $1 million for their work on innovative stem cell research projects that could shed light on heart… Read more »