Elizabeth D. Simons

Co-Founder at The Heising-Simons Foundation

Elizabeth D. Simons

Elizabeth D. Simons

Co-Founder at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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The Heising-Simons Foundation
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95

Number of Boards

8

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Founder at Medley Partners Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Simons Foundation

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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Founder at Foundation for A Just Society

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Co-Founder at Sea Change Foundation

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Board Member at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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Co-Founder at Simons Foundation

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Chief Operating Officer at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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Program Director, Science at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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Director, Finance at The Heising-Simons Foundation

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Co-Founder at The Heising-Simons Foundation
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Co-Founder at Sea Change Foundation

The Foundation's initial focus is addressing the serious threats posed by global climate change.

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Medley Partners Management invests primarily in private equity funds including buyout, growth equity, venture capital, real estate and distressed-focused funds. The firm invests in the US, Europe and Asia and also participates in co-investment opportunities with the funds where they have invested. Medley Partners employs a diverse investment approach by geography and industry. The firm actively seeks new investments with strong managers and compelling long-term value fundamentals.

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Co-Founder at Simons Foundation

Founded in 1994, the Simons Foundation is a charitable organization located in New York City. They focus on supporting outstanding individual researchers and institutions that are seeking funding for advanced work in the basic sciences and mathematics, with a major emphasis on autism research.

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Master's in Education

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Memberships
Member
2016 - Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Co-Founder
2007 - Current

The Heising-Simons Foundation is dedicated to advancing sustainable solutions in the environment, supporting groundbreaking research in science, and enhancing the education of our youngest learners.

Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Chair of the Board
Current

The Heising-Simons Foundation is dedicated to advancing sustainable solutions in the environment, supporting groundbreaking research in science, and enhancing the education of our youngest learners.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2004

The Children's Aid Society, Inc. provides adoption, foster care & health and education services to underserved children and families. It serves early childhood, school aged children, adolescents, and parents. The company was founded in 1853 by Charles Loring Brace and is headquartered in New York City, New York.

$5,000 +
2004

The Children's Aid Society, Inc. provides adoption, foster care & health and education services to underserved children and families. It serves early childhood, school aged children, adolescents, and parents. The company was founded in 1853 by Charles Loring Brace and is headquartered in New York City, New York.

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