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Philanthropic 50: José Andrés

Philanthropic 50: José Andrés

The tireless Michelin-starred, Spanish-born chef leads a double life. He is the owner, and principal food designer of 37 trendy, mostly high-end restaurants in Washington, Beverly Hills and elsewhere, but has also emerged as...

Philanthropic 50: Adrienne Arsht

Philanthropic 50: Adrienne Arsht

She once told an interviewer that she saw her philanthropic giving as a race against time. Her plan, she said, is to give away all of her money before she dies – hoping to...

Philanthropic 50: David and Katherine Bradley

Philanthropic 50: David and Katherine Bradley

Earlier this year, publisher David Bradley made news when he sold the controlling interest of Atlantic Magazine to Laurene Powell Jobs, entrepreneur and widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs. But in Washington, wife Katherine...

Philanthropic 50: Sanju Bansal

Philanthropic 50: Sanju Bansal

An Indian immigrant who co-founded MicroStrategy, the Tysons Corner-based data analytics company, but left it in 2013 to launch Hunch Analytics, Bansal’s name is associated with large-scale philanthropy for both Indian and Washington, D.C....

Philanthropic 50: Buffy Cafritz

Philanthropic 50: Buffy Cafritz

A bust of the French Count Antoine Boulay de la Meurthe by the celebrated early 19th century sculptor David d’Angers is on display at the National Gallery of Art in part thanks to the...

Philanthropic 50: Calvin and Jane Cafritz

Philanthropic 50: Calvin and Jane Cafritz

Real estate developer Calvin administers the family foundation named after his late parents, the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, which in 2017 gave $18.5 million to 409 organizations and causes. Jane Cafritz is the...

Philanthropic 50: Steve and Jean Case

Philanthropic 50: Steve and Jean Case

America Online was a long time ago for Steve Case, and he would probably be uncomfortable to hear himself labeled a “historical figure.” But future historians will look on him as one of the...

Philanthropic 50: Susan Carmel

Philanthropic 50: Susan Carmel

The American University’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History, launched in 2015 by real estate investor and philanthropist Susan Carmel, aims to broaden student awareness of Russian life and culture by hosting concerts...