Issue 246: Summer 2013

In This Issue


Big Gift: Frederick Pardee

Supporting his alma mater with a $7 million gift.

Five Questions: Jane Chen

Trying to win the race against infant mortality.

First Person: Yael Lehmann

The Food Trust gives people healthy options.


Giving Green & Green Places

This year’s “green” givers turn the idea of being environmentally conscious on its head.


Cover Profile

Prince Albert II of Monaco

By Alanna Mager

Protecting the oceans, while placing the onus on humankind to spur meaningful change.

Wendy Schmidt

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Wendy Schmidt is here to save the world—and she’s giving away prizes to make sure it happens.

André Borschberg

By Nancy A. Ruhling

With the sun as his guide, André Borschberg is blazing a trail through the clouds.

Summer Rayne Oakes

By Julie Jacobs

The beauty, brains, and idealism of Summer Rayne Oakes.

Graham Hill

By Scaachi Koul

Graham Hill may sell million-dollar businesses, but his passion is priceless.

Josh Dorfman

By Darren Gluckman

Everyman environmentalist Josh Dorfman and the dream to be different.

Taylor Wilson

By Kimberly Greene

The young nuclear physicist is on a quest to deliver green energy—before he runs out of time.

Will Byrne

By Darren Gluckman

When the Obama campaign ended, life got interesting for Will Byrne.


  • Oceana Ball
  • Galaxy Gala
  • Superstar Summer Night
  • Edible Schoolyard NYC Benefit
  • Louis XIII Legacy
  • Aspire Gala
  • A Night at Sardi’s
  • Costume Institute Benefit at the Met

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