From Immigrant to Entrepreneur: Lola Adeyemo’s Journey of Success

Welcome to Beautiful Journey, an inspirational podcast series presented by FirstGen, a Michelson Philanthropies initiative dedicated to uplifting immigrant women’s stories. By sharing these unique female immigrant stories, host Alya Michelson hopes to inspire and...

Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative: Monthly News Roundup – September 2023

  By Michelson Found Animals (Blog posts originally published on September has been an active month for the Pet Inclusive Housing Initiative (PIHI). Thanks to the valuable input received from rental housing operators and ongoing tenant...

Michelson 20MM Foundation: Monthly News Roundup – September 2023

  By Michelson 20MM Foundation (Blog posts originally published on The Michelson 20MM Foundation is widening access to education by advocating for open educational resources, broadband development, and policies that support vulnerable students...

Michelson Prize Recipient Dr. Murad Mamedov Advances Research on T Cells with New Nature Study

By Michelson Medical Research Foundation “When I was around the age of 14, I saw a profile in a magazine about an immunologist who was doing exciting work,” says 2019 Michelson Prizes awardee Murad Mamedov, Ph.D. “It was very interestingly framed in the context of...
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The Michelson Institute for Pet Professions is Paving the Way for Equitable Pet Care Career Training in Los Angeles

The Michelson Institute for Pet Professionals is paving the way for equitable petcare career training in Los Angeles, providing tuition assistance, hands-on professional grooming certification, and job placement resources to individuals facing systemic financial and access barriers.

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