Issue 233: Spring 2011

In This Issue


Philanthropy Next

From Internet moguls to microfinance mavens, these young entrepreneurs are proving that it is better to lead than to follow.


Cover Profile

Holly Branson

By N.C. Maisak

Holly Branson has saved lives, risked her own, and now finds herself as Sir Richard’s successor. (And she’s not even 30!)

Joe Green

By Steven Woodhead

Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard roommate on creating his own online revolution.

Shari Arison

By Marc Weisblott

Shari Arison and a simple idea that might change the world.

Matt Flannery

By Marc Weisblott

Like so many before him (hey, Google guys!) Matt Flannery took his Stanford degree and went to Silicon Valley. But that’s where the story gets interesting. Meet the man behind Kiva.

Abigail Disney

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Once shackled by her famous last name, Abigail Disney broke free by pointing the spotlight on the screen.

Rahul Singh

By David Blumenfeld

Saving lives is a global business for paramedic Rahul Singh.

Charles Best

By Matt Kim

Former schoolteacher Charles Best knows what it’s like to teach a class without enough books, desks, and pencils. He created to make sure that no one else does.

Julie Clark

By Perlita Stroh

Starting Baby Einstein from her basement was a challenge; but battling cancer was the fight of Julie Clark’s life.

Wayne Firestone

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Wayne Firestone isn’t trying to change students’ minds; he just wants to open them.

Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele

By Beverley Bloom

From Cannes to The Frick, Chopard’s own Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele is accessorizing the rich and famous—with jewelry inspired by the animal kingdom.

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele

By Steven Woodhead

Chopard’s dependable co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele on long-term thinking, keeping tigers alive, and his first Porsche.


  • Blankfein Headlines Pacesetter
  • An Unforgettable Evening
  • My Kind of Town
  • Fire & Ice
  • Text-to-Pledge NYC
  • Adults in Toyland Casino Night
  • Children’s Institute Fundraiser
  • UNICEF Women of Compassion
  • Children at Heart Gala
  • Grand Opening Weekend
  • Cabaret for a Cure
  • UNESCO Charity Dinner
  • The Heart Truth’s Fashion Show

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