The Debate Over Private and Public Provisions of Education
March 26th, 2019
Peter Colenso, consultant to the IDP Foundation, Inc., shares our view on low-fee private schools and public-private partnerships in the context of the debate over public vs. private provision of education.
IDP Foundation Fellowship Boosts Vision for Future of Ophthalmology
March 25th, 2019
Always investing for impact, The IDP Foundation, Inc. recently made a generous gift to create and permanently endow the first Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Research Fellowship fund in the Department of Ophthalmology under the leadership of Surendra Basti, MD, ’03 GME, professor of Ophthalmology and director of the Cataract Service.
Irene D. Pritzker Awarded Australia US Midwest Award for Outstanding Achievement
February 15th, 2019
Irene D. Pritzker, Founding Member, President and CEO of IDP Foundation, Inc. received the Australia US Midwest Award for Outstanding Achievement from the ANZACC Midwest at the annual Down Under Soirée in February 2019.
EU Resolution on Private Schools Reignites the Battle for Global Education
December 6th, 2018
The European Parliament announced a ban on aid to commercial schools sparking a renewed debate on the role of the private sector in global education. Irene Pritzker, President & CEO of the IDP Foundation, Inc. shares her views on the crucial role of low-free private schools in educating low-income communities.
Irene Pritzker and the IDP Foundation, Inc. - Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
October 16th, 2018
Irene Pritzker, President & CEO of IDP Foundation, Inc, shares her philosophy on smart philanthropy and why she believes in supporting the research scientists at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine.
Chicago Tech Funding Topped $110M in April
May 1st, 2018
The IDP Foundation, Inc. participated in Edovo's Series A round that raised $9.8 million, part of a huge month of funding for Chicago Tech start-ups.
Edovo Raises $9.8m to Make an Even Bigger Impact in the Lives of People Behind Bars
April 6th, 2018
The IDP Foundation, Inc. is one of 30 investors in Edovo's Series A round, in the form of a Program-Related Investment (PRI).
Decade of Fossil Collecting Gives New Perspective on Triassic Period
March 28th, 2018
New perspective on the emergence of dinosaurs made possible by fieldwork in Tanzania and Zambia supported in part by the IDP Foundation, Inc./The Field Museum.
Quona Capital Raising $150-200 mn Emerging Market Fund
March 26th, 2018
The IDP Foundation, Inc. has invested in Quona Capital's second fund, which will focus on investing in sectors that can use fintech to solve everyday problems.