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Stay up to date with the latest news on how Macquarie staff and the Foundation are helping to strengthen communities.
Staff respond to natural disasters in Americas
The Americas have been affected by an unprecedented number of natural disasters and extreme weather conditions in the region this year. Macquarie staff, in partnership with the Macquarie Group Foundation, quickly mobilised to help those impacted by launching coordinated disaster relief and recovery initiatives.
Fourth annual Foundation festival ignites staff passion
Macquarie staff and the Macquarie Group Foundation contributed more than $A2 million to community organisations globally as part of its annual Foundation Week held in October.
After-school education vital for social mobility
Kanna Mihara, a Vice President in Macquarie’s Tokyo office knows how tough it can be to overcome economic disadvantage and wants to share her experience with students facing the same challenges. In fact, the OECD recently estimated that one in six kids in Japan are from households classed as experiencing relative poverty
Empowering others through access to education
Education has been a powerful enabler in Artur Kaluza’s life, so when he was looking for ways to give back to the community, empowering others through access to education resonated with him.
The transformational power of music
New York’s Carnegie Hall needs no introduction, but the transformational work that the famous music hall does with men in the Sing Sing Correctional Facility just might. For nearly ten years, men incarcerated at the maximum security facility have created and performed music side-by-side with visiting artist facilitators from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.
Female role models aim to increase women in tech
From an early age Lee Kiang Koh was encouraged to embrace the traditional role of a woman in the home. Instead, she forged a career in technology and wants to encourage other young women to do the same.
Fundraising cookbook hits the spot
Producing a charity cookbook from scratch using over 100 recipes from Macquarie staff members is no easy feat as Emma Austin and Arunthethy Thevaraja discovered when they embarked on the process earlier this year.
Mentoring program helps first generation college-bound students thrive
Since 2007, 100 first generation college-bound students have completed an internship with Macquarie which helps them prepare for college and career achievement.