George Soros is a celebrated entrepreneur and philanthropist whose efforts have been recognized worldwide. He is a selfless individual dedicated to making the world a better place to live in. Recently, Open Society Foundations revealed that George Soros donated $18 billion to support the operations of the organization. The foundation which was founded in 1993 by Soros supports groups and individuals working to promote human rights and democracy across the world.
Since its establishment, Open Society Foundations has helped several people achieve justice, equality, freedom of speech, and responsible government. It has also supported young people achieve their dreams by sponsoring their university education. His foundation has been recognized as the second-largest philanthropic organization in the U.S. Soros is actively involved in Open Society Foundations’ operations including overseeing its endowment investments.
In the year 2016, George Soros donated 10 million to help fight violence in United States after the 2016 election’s incidents. He has also supported groups protecting individuals facing discrimination in the society including sex workers, LGBTI and drug users. Besides his foundations, George Soros also supports other independent organizations including the International Crisis Group, Global Witness, and the European Council on Foreign Relations among others.
Just like most successful individuals, George Soros background wasn’t a bed of roses. He was born in 1930 in Hungary. In 1944-1945 the region was affected by the Nazi regime causing significant challenges to many people. Luckily, Soros and his family survived this cruelty by concealing their identities. In 1947, Soros moved to London where he joined the London School of Economics and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy in 1951. Three years later, he earned a Master of Science in Philosophy from the same college, and read full article.
George Soros’ entrepreneurial work began in 1969 when he contributed money with other investors to establish the Double Eagle Fund.Using some of the money he made from Double Eagle Fund, George founded the Soros Fund Management, an investment management business, in 1970. Under the management of George Soros, the organization thrived well.
George Soros has also been involved in funding several political groups that support progressive causes and development infrastructure in the United States. He also took part in transforming Hungary into a democratic country in 1989. George Soros’ efforts has handed him several prestigious awards and recognitions including being ranked top in LCH Investments managers, voted an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy and the Yale International Centre for Finance Award, and George Soros’s lacrosse camp.
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