Ann Korologos

Ann Korologos

expanding the impact of rand research

Former Labor Secretary Ann Korologos, a longtime supporter of RAND, has pledged $2.5 million to extend the reach and impact of its research.

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Daniel J. Epstein

Daniel J. Epstein

aiming to improve the lives of homeless veterans

A million-dollar gift from Daniel J. Epstein is funding a research project to understand what life is really like for veterans on the streets of Los Angeles, and what could help get them into permanent housing.

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Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O’Brien

supporting diversity at the pardee rand graduate school

Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien gave more than $500,000 to the Pardee RAND Graduate School to support underrepresented minority students or first-generation college graduates. She named the scholarship after her parents, Edward and Estela, who inspired her.

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Tim Wolf

Tim Wolf

carrying on his family’s commitment to rand

Charles Wolf, Jr. was an economist who spent more than 60 years at RAND and was the founding dean of what is now the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He and his wife, Theresa, included a $1 million bequest in their estate plans to support the school and its students. It’s a commitment his son Tim plans to carry forward.

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Schmidt Futures

Schmidt Futures

fueling research to improve the lives of refugees

With a gift from philanthropic initiative Schmidt Futures, RAND researchers are looking into how technology—from cell phones to biometric screeners—could improve the lives of the world’s 69 million refugees, displaced people, and asylum seekers.

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Molly and Mike Landi

Molly and Mike Landi

leaving a legacy

Molly and Mike Landi’s history with RAND dates back more than 40 years. They met when she was a librarian in the Washington office, and he was an up-and-coming researcher and new program director. Their $1 million bequest to RAND will endow a special fund for national security research.

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Fred Pardee

Fred Pardee

making a difference

Fred Pardee grew up in the shadow of World War II and has spent his life supporting the cause of human dignity and development around the world. He has given more than $22 million over his lifetime to RAND and the Pardee RAND Graduate School to support research on some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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