George Soros: The Open Society Foundations

George Soros is a leading philanthropist in the world. When the Forbes Magazine published that George Soros has spent more than $12 billion towards philanthropy, the world said that he had spent more than half of his wealth to the poor people. He has also bankrolled numerous political movements aimed at enriching the political will and participation of the people. He has also used these funding to support organizations and individuals across the world to fight against political discrimination. George Soros has also used his money to help the poor and marginalized groups to gain transparency and freedom for expression. George Soros also created the Open Society Foundations to promote equality and justice in all communities in the world. Moreover, the organization also advocates for an accountable government where the truth is not within reach of few people. Read more about George’s life story at biography.com.

The charitable giving is also focused on those facing the worst form of discrimination in the world. The foundation also works to help the people realize who they are and what they do. He has also supported many groups representing the Roma People in Europe. The Roma people were the most discriminated people in the region. The foundation is also advocating for the rights of the sex workers, the distinguished societies, drug users, and the LGBTI people.

George Soros is also one of the victims of such discrimination. For this reason, he has more than enough experience in this discrimination. When he was still living in Hungary, his family suffered numerous threats to distinction. For this reason, they went on to develop high-end capabilities in a manner that is not paralleled in the world. The family survived by securing false identities through the corrupt government to escape the Nazi occupation. The Nazi occupation was the worst form of discrimination ever experienced in the life of George Soros. Because he was sharp, he worked hard to evade his family from the country. He landed in London. For this reason, he worked at a local railway hotel as a waiter. He raised enough money to pay for his school fees at the London School of Business. He studied and graduated with the highest honors. For this reason, he found his way to the United States. Learn more on Discover the Networks about George Soros.

When he was in New York, he worked for two local hedge fund companies as their strategists. He worked hard to become a high-end professional in this field. Before he made them rich, he decided to found his Quantum Fund. This company worked to predict the risky currencies. He also amassed his wealth through the risky trades. During the peak of his career, he predicted that the British pound would fall. For this reason, he betted against the British pound with more than $2 billion.

Giving Hope to Humanity- Thor Halvorssen

Human Rights Foundation, an organization, based in New York was launched in 2005 by its President and founder Thor Halvorssen. Thor Halorssen is half Norwegian and half Venezuelan and was born and raised in Caracas. His background is of heads of State and adventurers.

Oystein who was Thor’s paternal grandfather served as a King’s Counsel in Venezuela during the world war two. When the Germans invaded Oystien home, he abstracted all the Norway’s merchant convoy to the port in Venezuela.

Thor’s mother originated from the first president of Venezuela, Cristobal Mendoza and the military leader who assisted the Latin America’s independence from Spain Simon “The Liberator” Bolivar. Working and helping in the humanitarian sector is something that runs in Thor’s family, and it is not a point of discussion when it comes to serves for humanity.

Thor’s family has suffered while fighting for human rights, his father was jailed and tortured after exposing the government’s corruption while working as a drug czar in Venezuela. On the other hand, his mother was shot in an anti-Hugo Chavez protest. Learn more about Thor Halvorssen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwYmcbRYi1w

Even his extended family has been in the frontline in fighting corruption as Leopoldo Lopez his first cousin and a known continuous challenger of the Chavista administration, is currently jailed in a Venezuelan prison. Thor is very committed as a social activist, and he says he loves people and humanity and he considers himself a “classic liberal.”

Thor Halvorssen is a Venezuelan human right activist who was born on March 9, 1976. Thor is also a film producer, and his significant contribution is in the public interest advocacy, individual rights and civil liberties, public policy, as well as pro-democracy advocacy.

Through his efforts to fight for humanity, Thor founded Oslo Freedom Forum a movement that is described as a human rights festivals. He is also the President of the Human Rights Foundation which is an organization that is committed to fighting for human freedom and their rights in general.

His love and passion for humanity have seen him hold leadership posts in organizations dealing with fighting for human freedom. According to BizJournals, Thor Halvorssen is the Czech-based Children’s Peace Movement, the foundation of Moving Pictures Institute and On Own Feet.

In May 2010 he purchased the customarily Norwegian News Magazine Ny Tid. He is also a protector of students’ speech activity that saw him being honored by the University of Pennsylvania President Judith Rodin. At Present Thor is producing a film “the moon is a harsh mistress” by Bryan Singer which is an adoption of Robert Heinlein.

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