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Post: Making Headlines: Grantees in the News, September 2020

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in September 2020.

Post: Climate Change and Two Dimensions of Justice

Multiple unfolding crises this year have laid bare, and exacerbated, deep inequities in our society. The poorest people around the world and communities of color here in the U.S. are once again bearing the heaviest burden from the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic crisis, and climate impacts.

Post: Grantee Andrea Ghez Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Grantee partner Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Professor of Astrophysics, was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics today. Ghez shares the prize with Reinhard Genzel of University of California, Berkeley, and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics.

Page: Staff Demographics

The Heising-Simons Foundation is a family foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a three-person Board—all members of the same family—and a 47-person staff. The Foundation has a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and to transparency. We believe it is important to collect, understand, and post the demographics of our staff on our… Continue Reading

Post: Making Headlines: Grantees in the News, August 2020

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in August 2020.