George Soros Comeback

History of the Philanthropist-George Soros

George Soros is an investor, author, philanthropist, and self-made billionaire. The 87 year old Hungarian is the head of Soros Fund Management, and Forbes listed him as the 21st richest person globally, with a net worth of 26$ billion.

Soros is a survivor of the Nazi regime in the 40s, and hails from a humble background, such that he financed his education at the London School of Economics. Having pursued economics provided a foundation for his career in finance. Like other self- made billionaires, Soros success journey started when serving as an analyst of European securities. His hard work raised him to the capacity of vice president at the Arnhold and S Bleichroeder, among others.

Soros Philanthropy Work

Having grown in a humble background, George Soros appreciates giving back to the society. This generous cause has led to the establishment of Soros Fund Management, known as the Quantum Fund Endowment. Initially, this charitable organization started as an Open Society Foundation that made billions of donations. The organization has a net worth of over 25 million, according to Forbes. Being the most popular philanthropist, Soros aids regions experiencing natural catastrophe, he puts up after-school programs in New York, and pushes for justice of the unlawfully arrested. His charity program started by issuing scholarship program for the South Africans during the apartheid regime. His background in Hungary, being from the minority (anti-Semite) laid a platform for him to consider the minority, as he believes educating the persecuted is an effective way to handle prejudice.

Soros Rising Again

After making amicable charity to the society, Soros has been silent or rather less actively involved in financing politics and specifically presidential campaigns. One of such instances to remember is his involvement in shaping the democratic system in the Eastern Europe. However the good news, according Politico Magazine is that Soros has made a comeback. His return is culminated by his support of the US presidential campaign, for Hillary Clinton and fellow democratic aspirants. These claims have been proven by the Federal Electoral Commission (FEC), having carried out interviews with Soros’s associates. Read more about George at The New York Times.

Moreover, Soros political advisor confirms his engagement in making donations to Democratic causes. These donations are at times made through other organizations like the Priorities USA Action that received $7 million in support of Clinton. Further FEC indicates Soros involvement in donating $2 million to an opposition research against Trump’s win.

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The Ferguson Protest

It’s common for prominent entrepreneurs in the business world to support political campaigns or get politically affiliated. This is not any different from Soros, who according to the Washington Times, was behind the funding of the Ferguson Protest Movement where he made a donation of $33 million in one year. The funds were involved in coordinating the groups in Ferguson. Soros believes that citizens have a right in exercising their democratic rights, in state affairs. Learn more about his profile at Forbes.com.

Dick DeVos Works Towards Promoting Equality

One thing that could be said for Dick DeVos is that he is very interested in making his country very successful. However, one of the ways of doing this that he believe is most important is by taking on education. He is making donations to many faith based organizations in order to help people with faith and education. He is also helping to instill mindsets of entrepreneurship in people so that they will be able to pursue the type of success they desire. He is also trying to encourage people to be philanthropic as well. One thing he values the most is freedom.

 

It is Dick DeVos value of freedom that encourages him to pursue that for himself and others. Among the ways he pursues freedom is through owning business. Business and marketing is a great skill to have. For one thing, people who have these skills are going to make it very far. This is why it is important for them to develop a means to support themselves without leaving themselves at the mercy of life. Dick DeVos is always someone who knows how to think outside of the box. This is what made him successful in many different pursuits.

 

One of his major successes was in taking over Amway. When he took over Amway, he has restructured the company so that it could be more efficient in its current culture. One thing that Dick understands is that society changes. Therefore, needs change as well. It is important to make the hard decisions in order bring about a better change in different aspects of careers.

 

Another major success was in being the owner of the Orlando Magic franchise. This has been a very interesting experience in being part of the group that owned the famous NBA team. The decisions made as owner of the company have brought them to a good position.

 

Adam Milstein is Building Bridges in Jewish Communities Through Philanthropy

Adam Milstein is dedicated to forging relationships between various Jewish leaders and building a strong coalition of philanthropists and activists who embrace Jewish traditions. Milstein is a real estate professional that spends most of hit time now running the Milstein Foundation, a charity and active philanthropy non-profit that he and his wife started. This foundation has backed certain traditions such as teaching Hebrew, Jewish culture studies, and other path life impact programs. The Milstein Foundation’s pillars are active philanthropy, path life impact, and philanthropic synergy. Recently, Milstein was listed in the Jerusalem Post’s list of top 50 most influential Jews.

Adam Milstein was raised in Israel by two devoted Jewish patriots. His parents had moved to Israel from Latin America back when it first became a recognized nation-state, and Adam’s father even fought in the first war of independence. His father retired from the military and became a building framer by the time Adam was born, and the job often had young Adam and his family moving. Adam helped in the business when he became older, and then completed his mandatory military duties in the Yom Kippur War, serving in then field commander Ariel Sharon’s unit. After completing his service, he returned home and married Gila Elgrably.

Adam enrolled at the Israeli Institute of Technology, or Technion as it’s known as and completed studies in business and real estate. He worked with his father for several years buying and developing properties around the country. He then decided to get his MBA, so he relocated to the US and completed grad school at USC. He then entered the US real estate market and started working for Hager Pacific Companies. He is now Managing Partner at that company.

Adam and Gila started the family foundation in the year 2000, and Adam has also spoken at many forums and political conferences. Various groups that Adam is involved with include AIPAC, the Israeli-American Council, Stand With Us, Hasbara Fellowships and Israel on Campus Coalition. Adam is also the father of three, and now grandfather of three.