Page Six: “Denise Rich’s Angel Ball Raises $3.7M for Cancer Research”

21 Oct

While a pregnant and beautiful Blake Lively with husband Ryan Reynolds turned heads at Denise Rich’s annual Angel Ball benefit, it was a group of kids who survived cancer who brought the house down. Jozlyn, Jaimin and Arabelle, children helped by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, told how they were visited in the hospital…

                 

Scientific American: “Expert Cancer Care May Soon Be Everywhere, Thanks to Watson”

20 Oct

Doctors at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston are using Watson to drive a software tool called the Oncology Expert Advisor, which serves as both a live reference manual and a virtual expert advisor for practicing clinicians. Eventually it could provide the best treatment options for individual cancer patients at medical centers around the…

               

Mashable: “How Disruptive Philanthropy Can Change the World”

14 Oct

For Jynwel Capital CEO and Jynwel Foundation Director Jho Low, philanthropy is more than a passion — it’s a family tradition dating back more than 70 years. At the 2014 Social Good Summit, Low spoke about the organization’s mission of disruptive philanthropy — the idea that to effectively address the complex challenges faced by society,…

               

National Geographic: “Plan Will Protect 770,000 Square Miles of Ocean, Working With World’s Governments”

22 Sep

The Society aims to help designate more than 20 new underwater locales as marine reserves in the next five years. “Preserving our oceans is essential for protecting biodiversity,” former President Bill Clinton said as he announced the Society’s efforts at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on Monday. “The ocean is the world’s largest natural resource,” Clinton said,…

             

Associated Press: “Donors Pledge $80M to Protect Wild Cats”

01 Jun

The crown prince of the oil-rich Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, CEO of Hong Kong-based investment firm Jynwel Capital and other international donors committed a combined $80 million on Sunday to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat. Read more at AP.org.  

           

Forbes: “Can Big Name Philanthropists Save the Big Cats?”

02 May

The Kaplans, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, chief executive of Hong Kong-based Jynwel Capital, and Hemendra Kothari, chairman of Blackrock India, each pledged $20 million over 10 years to Panthera. Read more at Forbes.com.

               

Children’s National: “Entrepreneur and Philanthropist’s Generosity Inspires at Children’s Ball”

16 Apr

For the live auction at the Children’s Ball, Schwartz had donated this one-of-a-kind set, valued at $40,000. It was one of the most popular items, with bids coming from all parts of the room. In the end, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Jho Low, whose Jynwel Foundation was the evening’s Premier Sponsor, won the item with…

                 

Houston Chronicle: “M.D. Anderson Moon Shots program gets $50 million pledge”

18 Oct

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center will receive $50 million from a global investor for its ambitious assault on eight difficult cancers, the institution announced at a news conference Friday reporting on first-year progress of the initiative. Read the entire article here.