Strauss Foundation News


Jane Wilson  Mitchell ('07 Scholar, Stanford) and her Reset Foundation, receives $300,000 Investment.

The Reset Foundation creates an alternative model  to incarceration centered on education and reentry. The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation invested $300,000.


Jamie Zimmerman ('07 Scholar, UCLA) is a Physician focused on Mediation Medicine.

Jamie practices in New York, and writes for the Huffington Post.

His website is

Strauss Scholars,  the Strauss Foundation is planning a 20th Anniversary Celebration, October 22, 2016. Please update your current email address with the office.


Sanchay Gupta ('14 Scholar, Stanford) is Profiled in Business Insider.

He is one of "15 Incredibly Impressive Students at Stanford".

Former Trustee was Donald Strauss' friend for 65 years.
Aurora Winslade will travel from Hawaii, where she has pioneered energy conservation and energy efficiency measures for University of Hawaii and Hawaii Energy, to Washington DC to receive the prestigious award given by the Alliance To Save Energy.This is the first time a Student Award has been given.
Tim Galarneau ('04 Scholar, UCSC) shows author Mark Bittman around the UCSC farm in a segment "The Roots of Organic Farming on Campus". He is an educator and research specialist on social issues in the Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. See the video
The Skoll Foundation will give Medic Mobile $1.25 Million dollars of core support for three years. He joins the global community of  visionary leaders trying to solve the world's most pressing problems.
Duncan Strauss remembers Joe Bell, family friend and Strauss Trustee.


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