George Soros is popularly known as the premier philanthropist worldwide. He is passionate about giving as is evident in the overall generous contributions he’s made towards Open Society Foundation’s work around the world. George is an avid advocate of open societies that uphold both equality and justice. Mr. Soro’s wealth and success in financial markets has allowed him to be a leading philanthropist to further equality and justice agenda worldwide. He founded and has continued to fund Open Society Foundation and other organizations with similar course.
George Soros was born in 1930 in Hungary. He lived through the Nazi occupation in 1944-1945, a period in which Hungarian Jews faced significant challenges for who they were. After surviving the period, George later moved to London and put himself through London School of Economics working as a railway porter and nightclub waiter. He ventured into the world of finance investment where he successfully made a fortune through his own hedge fund foundation. He has since managed Soros Fund Management effectively, putting him among the most successful entrepreneurs oh his time.
Soros started giving back to the community in 1979 when he gave scholarships to black South African students under apartheid. He also helped promote communication in communist Hungary and funded startup independent cultural groups and their initiatives. He also founded and has continued to fund Central European University, a center for fostering critical thinking among the youth. George eventually founded Open Society Foundation which is a well articulated network of foundations, partners, and projects with roots in about 100 countries. The main purpose of the foundation is to push for societies that treat everyone equally and fairly without fear of discrimination due to their sexuality, social standards, gender, race or simply because of who they are.
Under his guidance, Open Society Foundation has achieved remarkable results. It has supported various individuals and organizations across the globe in rallying for the freedom of expression, accountability among government upholding justice and equality for all. It has also helped members of the marginalized groups that have been sidelined in the society. The foundation draws its approach from Popper’s rich and lucrative argument that admonishes discrimination issues in order to grow and flourish a society.
Soros is personally vested into the agenda of his foundation. He has actively donated up to $30 billion to Open Society Foundation over the years with his most recent contribution of $18 billion in 2017. This part of Soro’s endowment is directed towards helping groups, in their future endeavors, to deal with issues touching on fairness and justice. and Follow him Twitter.com
George Soros’s campaign has traversed beyond his own foundations to entail organizations worldwide. These include; Global Witness, International Crisis Group, and European Council on Foreign Relations. This move is geared towards raising more effort and commitment in creating just and equal global societies. George is a relentless individual who is determined to fight and conquer battles. He is a problem solver and an avid supporter of initiatives that defend justice, equality and fairness for all.
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