Category: Press

Statement from Gerun Riley, President of The Broad Foundation, on President-elect Biden’s Appointment of Eric Lander as Presidential Science Advisor and Nominee for Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

Statement from Gerun Riley, President of The Broad Foundation, on President-elect Biden’s Appointment of Eric Lander as Presidential Science Advisor and Nominee for Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy “On behalf of Eli, Edye and my colleagues at The Broad Foundation, we extend our congratulations to Eric Lander on his appointment to… Read more »

L.A. Area STEM Organizations Join Mayor Garcetti’s Task Force to Offer Free STEM Education Courses to LA-Area Youth

L.A. Area STEM Organizations Join Mayor Garcetti’s Task Force to Offer Free STEM Education Courses to LA-Area Youth Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Task Force on Out-of-School Enrichment Time today announced a city-wide partnership, with the support of the Broad Foundation, bringing together 26 of Los Angeles’s great STEM organizations to offer free STEM… Read more »

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 »

The Broad Center Will Become Part of Yale University to Train Future Generations of Public School Leaders

Media Contacts: The Broad Foundation Suzi Emmerling, semmerling@broadfoundation.org, 202-550-3785 Yale School of Management Nathan Williams, nathan.williams@yale.edu, 203-432-7817 The Broad Center Will Become Part of Yale University to Train Future Generations of Public School Leaders $100 Million Donation from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will Fund The Broad Center at the Yale School of Management… 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 »

The Broad Foundation Increases Commitment to $113 million to Support Stem Cell Research Centers at UCLA, UCSF and USC

Media Contact: Suzi Emmerling, semmerling@broadfoundation.org, 202-550-3785 Los Angeles, June 26, 2019 — The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will be making three gifts totaling $30 million to fund innovative research, faculty recruitment, training, and retention at The Broad Foundation’s namesake stem cell research centers at the University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, San… Read more »