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Meet the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy

David Callahan | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
David Callahan

Too often, the quiet power of female philanthropic leaders is overlooked. Again and again, famous rich men are afforded the lion's share of the credit for big gifts or initiatives actually masterminded by their wives or daughters.

After Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship, Laurene Powell Jobs Trains Focus on Politics?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Preetam Kaushik

A close look at her, and you would notice her charming smile, a confident disposition and cascading golden locks. Is she the glamorous version of an...

Former D.C. Mayor Reportedly Has 'Budding Romance' With Steve Jobs' Widow

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Adrian Fenty, former mayor of Washington, D.C., has a "budding romance" with Laurene Powell Jobs, the Washington Post reports. Powell Jobs is the w...

Steve Jobs' Widow Steps Up Philanthropy Work

www.nytimes.com | Posted 05.17.2013 | Impact

Marlene Castro knew the tall blonde woman only as Laurene, her mentor. They met every few weeks in a rough Silicon Valley neighborhood the year that M...

Jobs' Widow Helps Immigration Fight

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 04.13.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The immigration overhaul pending before Congress is picking up more high-profile support as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene ...

Mrs. Jobs Speaks: 'We Miss Him Every Day'

San Jose Mercury News | Dan Nakaso | Posted 06.12.2013 | San Francisco

In her first major interview since the 2011 death of her husband, Laurene Powell Jobs said she and her children miss Apple (AAPL) co-founder and CEO S...

Brian Williams Scores Rare Interview

Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

Brian Williams has secured an exclusive interview with Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs' widow, for "Rock Center." Jobs will speak with the NBC New...

Steve Jobs' Widow Launches New DREAM Act Push

Yahoo! News | Beth Fouhy | Posted 01.23.2013 | Latino Voices

The teenage girl peers into the camera, ready to divulge a secret. “All my siblings are documented except me,” says the girl, identified onscre...

Steve Jobs' Widow Joins Stanford Governing Board

AP | Posted 11.06.2012 | College

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The widow of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs is joining Stanford University's governing board. The university announced We...

7 Tech Titans Who've Cozied Up To Politicians

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.06.2012 | Technology

As even the most out-of-the-loop, casual "Social Network" viewers know, you can make a lot of dough in tech. So much that you can give it away in gian...

Steve Jobs' Wife Gets Swanky Seat At Alma Mater

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The widow of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs is joining Stanford University's governing board. The universi...

Who Are America's 6 Richest Women?

LearnVest | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Forbes' comprehensive list of the world's billionaires (there are 1226) came out recently, and we were curious -- are there women on the list? Turns out, there are.

Laurene Powell Jobs: Obama's Awkward State Of The Union Guest

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Corbin Hiar

The Heroes Gallery, as it is sometimes referred to, has been used by presidents to highlight the values or policies their administration is backing. That's what makes the invitation given to Laurene Powell Jobs so unusual.

Where Will Steve Jobs' Wife Donate Her Inherited Fortune?

online.wsj.com | GEOFFREY A. FOWLER And JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Steve Jobs spoke very little in public about philanthropy, and he didn't participate in the "Giving Pledge," a campaign led by Bill Gates and Warren B...

A College Education: It's Not a Product; It's a Platform

Michael Roth | Posted 05.30.2011 | College
Michael Roth

Bill Gates has been calling for a targeted investment in the sciences and engineering. Steve Jobs recently emphasized the arts and humanities as essential to the success of his company. So is education a PC or Mac?