• MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, donated $1.7 billion on Wednesday. By Friday, she'd made it all back - and then some

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    MacKenzie Scott announced Wednesday that she had donated $1.7 billion to 116 different organizations tackling a variety of social issues.
    By Friday afternoon, the value of her stake in Amazon had grown so much that she is is now richer than she was before the gift, according to CNBC's Robert Frank .
    Scott, an author by trade, became a billionaire following her 2019 divorce from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Scott received 25% of Bezos' stake in the e-commerce giant, minus voting control, after helping him found the company in 1997.
    Scott has a net worth of $60.8 billion , per Bloomberg's latest...
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  • 5 takeaways from MacKenzie Scott's giving $1.7 billion in support for social justice causes

    5 takeaways from MacKenzie Scott's giving $1.7 billion in support for social justice causes

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    Don't attach strings, champion representation, and other best practices for social change giving.
    The author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has announced that she's disbursed nearly $1.7 billion to 116 organizations, since first publicly discussing her giving intentions in May of 2019. Most of the organizations aim to advance racial, gender and economic equity, are dedicated to dealing with climate change, support democracy or are tied to other generally progressive causes.
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