July 8, 2019

Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Names Karen Kelley Gill as Director of Finance & Operations

The Trustees of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Kelley Gill as the Foundation’s first Director of Finance & Operations, beginning July 8, 2019. Gill brings more than twenty-five years of […]
June 25, 2019

How Artificial Intelligence Can Save Your Life

Writing in today’s New York Times, columnist David Brooks writes about ways technology can be a lifesaver. He mentions one organization that the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation is pleased to support: The Crisis Text Line is a suicide […]
June 20, 2019

Refugee Investment Network launches to connect investors and refugee entrepreneurs for an inclusive future

On World Refugee Day, Refugee Investment Network gathers investors, entrepreneurs, humanitarian leaders, and donors to bridge the gap between capital and refugee-owned or -supporting ventures. The Refugee Investment Network (RIN) officially launched on World Refugee Day […]
June 18, 2019

Center for Humane Technology Launches New Podcast Series to Uncover Tech’s Hidden Threats to Humanity

“Your Undivided Attention” Kicks off with Guest Natasha Schüll on How Casinos and Social Media Play on Human Sensibilities to Keep Us Hooked The Center for Humane Technology (CHT), launched a new podcast series, “Your Undivided Attention” […]
June 11, 2019

Introducing ‘AI Commons’

A framework for collaboration to achieve global impact Last week’s 3rd annual AI for Good Global Summit once again showcased the growing number of Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects with promise to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals […]
May 22, 2019

Iridescent Announces Winners of Inaugural AI Family Challenge World Championship

Iridescent announced the winners of its debut AI Family Challenge World Championship. The championship event, hosted at Intel’s Santa Clara campus, was the culmination of Iridescent’s AI Family Challenge, in which 7,500 people from 13 countries participated in a […]
May 17, 2019

McGovern Foundation supports AI Innovations Prize

The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation is proud to partner with MIT Solve and Schmidt Futures to sponsor the AI Innovations Prizeas part of MIT Solve’s 2019 Global Challenges. Solutions that are propelled by artificial intelligence or advanced computing techniques to […]
May 2, 2019

MIT Solve Announces $1.25 Million in Funding for 2019 Solver Teams

MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing issues, today announced a prize pool of $1.25 million for its next class of Solver teams. Prize sponsors […]
March 29, 2019

Lessons in business leadership

The dearth of leadership in both the political and business worlds is a hot topic these days. Americans are feeling unprecedented levels of anxiety about the divisive and troubling political environment and get little relief when […]
February 15, 2019

Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Appoints Melinda Marble as Executive Director

The Trustees of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation are delighted to announce the appointment of Melinda Marble as its first Executive Director, beginning February, 2019. The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation is dedicated to improving lives and societies across […]