The announcement was made jointly today (Dec. 18) by Harvard University Provost Alan M. Garber and Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith. Allen succeeds Harvard Law School (HLS) Professor Lawrence Lessig as director. Lessig joined the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics in 2009 to direct a five-year “lab” focused on institutional corruption. The lab completes its work in 2015. Lessig will continue as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at HLS.
May 12th, 2017
On May 11, 2017, in New York, ISEF organized a gala anniversary dinner honoring Mrs. Safra with a Lifetime Achievement Award as Honorary Chairwoman of ISEF, and a longtime benefactor of the organization.
May 1st, 2017
Cambridge, MA - Harvard University President Drew Faust and Provost Alan Garber will join Danielle Allen,Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University and an array of Harvard faculty members, government officials, and leading political scientists at a symposium on May 4th, 2017 through May 6th, 2017. The symposium will honor the 30th anniversary of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and will feature panel discussions and forums focusing on the need for collaboration in formulating and interpreting the ethical principles that govern how we act, individually and institutionally.
April 7th, 2017
The Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson’s Wellness Initiative (Click link for video) extends Parkinson’s care beyond the walls of the clinic.
March 17th, 2017
Edmond J. Safra foundation grants US$ 1 million to the National Gallery’s Center for Advanced Studies in Visual Arts
March 2017-- The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. announced a $1 million grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to support the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA).
November 15th, 2016
Unprecedented matching grant plan initiated by Edmond J. Safra foundation leads to €10 Million in fundraising for Clinatec, French Biomedical Research Center, for pioneering therapies
November 2016 -- The funds will contribute to research & treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, cancer and motor disabilities.
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