The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation is one of the Broad Foundations that was established by the entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science, and the arts.
The foundation's mission is to transform K-12 urban public education through better governance, management, labor relations, and competition; to make significant contributions to advance major scientific and medical research; to foster public appreciation of contemporary art by increasing access for audiences worldwide; and to lead and contribute to major civic projects in Los Angeles.
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Rahim Kanani: When you look at the totality of your philanthropic efforts to date, what have been some of the guiding principles of your giving? Eli Broad: I've run two Fortune 500 companies, and...more
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.