Social Impact Heroes: How Irene Pritzker is helping to improve the educational infrastructure of Ghana
September 2nd, 2019
As part of my series about individuals and organizations making an important social impact, I had the pleasure of interviewing Irene Pritzker of the IDP Foundation, Inc.
How Irene Pritzker is helping to improve the educational infrastructure of Ghana
September 2nd, 2019
Irene Pritzker, President & CEO of the IDP Foundation, Inc., answers questions about the Foundation and her path to working towards social impact.
If It Were Easy, Someone Would Have Done It Already
August 6th, 2019
Irene Pritzker’s foray into funding efforts to improve schools in Ghana has been an education in itself.
Sustainable Philanthropy is About Creating Opportunity
May 31st, 2019
Irene Pritzker shares IDP Foundation, Inc.'s approach to smart, sustainable philanthropy.
The TFET Program Named a Finalist for Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards 2019
April 8th, 2019
The TFET Program was named a finalist in the education category for the 2019 Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards!
The Techniques for Effective Teaching (TFET) Program Named a Webby Award Honoree
April 2nd, 2019
IDPF and Sesame Workshop's TFET program module videos have been named a 2019 Webby Awards' honoree in the Public Service and Activism category!
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.