The Giving Pledge Pam Pierre
The Omidyars’ joined the The Giving Pledge in 2010. Read their commitment letter here. The Giving Pledge is an effort to help address society’s most pressing problems by inviting the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit to giving more than half of their wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes either during their lifetime or in their will.
Pam’s love and appreciation of the ocean drives her support of The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology at University of Hawaii, dedicated to the advancement of understanding and conservation of tropical marine ecosystems.
Pam has been a dedicated friend of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and believes in the organization’s commitment to perpetuate Polynesian voyaging traditions to inspire all people to preserve their culture and natural environments.
Nicolas Berggruen Institute Pierre
Pierre serves on the 21st Century Council at The Berggruen Institute - a forum for dialogue on global governance. Members include former heads of state, global entrepreneurs, and political thinkers.
Punahou School Pierre
Pierre is an alumnus and trustee emeritus at Punahou School, the largest independent school in the U.S. Punahou School aims to develop the full potential of students to become engaged global citizens who can strengthen their communities.
Named after the Persian word meaning “enlightened, bright and clear,” the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute is a nonprofit organization supporting the preservation, transmission, and instruction of the Persian language and culture. Pierre serves on its board of directors.
Spero Ventures Pierre
Spero Ventures is a venture capital firm partnering with founders who are building the things that make life worth living. Investing in three core areas—wellbeing; sustainability; and learning, work, and play—Spero Ventures engages deeply with its portfolio of founders, providing calm and steady support, resources and education, and relationship-building opportunities throughout all stages of company development.