Issue 245: Spring 2013

In This Issue


The Big Gift: Wade Murphy

Thirty-five-year-old Wade Murphy gives a million bucks to the school that made him.

First Person: Darell Hammond

Play is a four letter word that may be going out of style.


Philanthropy Next

The next generation of leaders aren’t necessarily what you’d call “up-and-coming,” Mainly because most of them are well on their way.


Cover Profile

Salmon Khan

By Darren Gluckman

The Google guys love him. Bill Gates watches his videos. So why is Salman Khan still searching for the holy grail?

Sean Carasso

By Kimberly Greene

A little wine, a “stupid” blog post, and some screaming led Sean Carasso to blow the whistle.

Fraser Doherty

By Julie Jacobs

Fraser Doherty turned his Gran’s recipe for preserves into the sweetest mini-empire.

Scott Harrison

By Menachem Kaiser

Instruction manual by Scott Harrison. Some assembly required.

Chris Helfrich

By Darren Gluckman

From his perch in San Francisco, Chris Helfrich is trying to spread a net across a continent.

Craig Kielburger

By Alanna Mager

When the world first met Craig Kielburger as a squeaky pre-teen, he was all hope and passion. Almost 20 years later, the only thing that has changed is his voice.

Sarah Prevette

By Scaachi Koul

Better get used to she-rial entrepreneur Sarah Prevette—‘cause she’s not going anywhere.

Whitney Skibell

By Beverley Bloom

Whitney Skibell was looking for a way her family’s company, Dean & DeLuca, could get into the business of philanthropy. Enter Lauren Bush Lauren.

Q&A: Benoit-Louis Vuitton

Benoit-Louis Vuitton—yes, from that family—is interested in what makes us tick.


  • Davos Welcomes Lifestyles
  • Celebrity Charades Annual Benefit Gala
  • Passion + Transmission
  • Voulez-Vous Gala
  • Youth for Understanding
  • Audubon Gala
  • Help Haiti Home Gala

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