Issue 291: New Year 2021

In This Issue


Spotlight: Ray Dalio

Philanthropists Ray Dalio and Mike Milken discuss the new world.

Five Questions: Caroline Mindus

Helping bring people together through technology.

First Person: Peter Simon

Peter Simon on what was, and what can be, in the study of music.


The Lifestyles 360°

The large gifts this year are an immediate response to the challenge at hand. The generosity shown is a testament to the impact the philanthropic sector is having on the world stage.


Cover Profile

MacKenzie Scott

By Gabriel Erem

Giving away over $60 billion in a lifetime.

Stephen Schwarzman

By Daisy Milo

Giving his money away.

Natacha Dassault

By Liliane Carol Benoit

Combining art and philanthropy to give back to those in need.

Gianandrea Noseda

By Liliane Carol Benoit

Inspiring the next generation of orchestra musicians.

Garen Staglin

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Dedicating themselves to mental health philanthropy.

Alexandra Amouyel

By Leah Morrison

Inspiring people of all ages to make the world a better place.