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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen          

Philanthropist, Educator, & Author Known for "Giving 2.0"

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder and President of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF.org), an educational content platform that empowers all individuals to give, live and lead in a way that matters more. LAAF.org provides highest-quality academic and professional resources in three program areas: giving education, women in leadership and intentionally inclusive leadership.

Since 2000, Arrillaga-Andreessen has developed and taught numerous courses at Stanford University. She created and teaches Stanford Graduate School of Business’ first courses on Strategic Philanthropy and Individual Philanthropy. Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder and Board Chairman of Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and publisher of the award-winning Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder, Chairman Emeritus and former Chairman of Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy fund.

Arrillaga-Andreessen's New York Times bestselling and award-winning book, "Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World", empowers people of all backgrounds, ages and passions to give their time, money, networks and expertise in a way that matters more.

Arrillaga-Andreessen is Co-founder and President of the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation. She is director of the Arrillaga Foundation and a board member of the Robin Hood Learning + Technology Fund. She is a former trustee of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Hoover Institution, Castilleja School, Menlo School, Eastside Preparatory School and San Francisco Art Institute. In addition to receiving numerous California philanthropy awards, Laura was a 2005 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute; received the 2005 President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Points of Light Foundation; was honored with the World Affairs Council’s Global Philanthropy Forum 2011 Global Citizen Award, as well as was awarded the 2014 Commonwealth Club’s Distinguished Citizen Award.

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Philanthropy, Nonprofits, Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Technology

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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Wants to Teach You How to Give ...

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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, who founded and runs a foundation that advises and educates people on philanthropy, took the stage to say that this generation ...

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen on the Necessity of Social Good | Full ...

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen gives Alexia Tsotsis the rundown on the rising profile of philanthropy in the tech sphere, what's doing the heavy lifting, and..

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen | The Huffington Post

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder and President of the Laura Arrillaga- Andreessen Foundation (LAAF.org), a private operating foundation with a ...

Andreessens give $275,000, seek to aid military veterans in tech

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen and his wife, philanthropist and educator Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, are giving ...

T.J. Miller Destroys Stephen Tobolowsky with an Endless Stream of ...

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen (founder, Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund), Susan Wojcicki (senior vice president, Google), Kara Swisher (co–executive editor, ...

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