The Tiger Woods Foundation’s 20th anniversary party, “A Celebration of Unexpected Champions,” promises to be a night highlighting trailblazers and icons. To add to our growing list of luminaries, the Tiger Woods Foundation is pleased to announce that NIKE, Inc. co-founder and visionary Phil Knight will be a featured guest at the Oct. 20 celebration […]
Glitz and glamour, red carpet illuminated by camera flashes, luminaries ascending the steps of an iconic institution. The Tiger Woods Foundation’s historic anniversary celebration promises to deliver all of these things, as one may expect given the magnitude of the milestone — 20 years — the influence of our founder and the splendor of New […]
In another few weeks, students and teachers will be heading back to school to begin another academic year. But for Dr. Sue Johnson, heading back to school is more of a homecoming than a job requirement. Since she was a little girl, the classroom has always been home to Johnson.
The Tiger Woods Foundation is excited to announce that preeminent journalist and news anchor Charlie Rose will co-host the Tiger Woods Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration at the iconic New York Public Library in New York City on Oct. 20, 2016. Rose will join host Tiger Woods on stage for a candid conversation about the past, […]
On Oct. 20, 2016, the Tiger Woods Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the iconic New York Public Library in New York City. Hosted by Tiger Woods, this Celebration of Unexpected Champions promises to be an incredible red-carpet event filled with celebrities, athletes and luminaries. With sought-after tickets and limited seating, space is selling […]
What if we started saying YES instead of NO? At the Tiger Woods Foundation, we believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to become something more than we ever expected. Preview our newly released video, celebrating unexpected champions.
It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Evan Chang, an alumnus of the Earl Woods Scholarship Program. As you will see from the video, he is an amazing and impressive young man. In 2008, he entered our program and began to experience the 360-degree support we provide.
Tiger and his foundation will take New York City on Oct. 20, 2016. This monumental 20th anniversary event is sure to go down in history books. Here are the top 10 reasons why you won’t want to miss this celebration of unexpected champions!
With an impressive tenure as a CPA and partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers spanning 35 years, Edward Machir joined the Tiger Woods Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2013, where he currently serves on the Audit Committee. A graduate of Georgetown University and an ardent supporter of the Earl Woods Scholarship Program, Machir has dedicated much of his […]
Anh Nguyen raised her granddaughter, Vina Vo, to be a champion. Whether she knows it or not, Nguyen passed on to Vo her dogged determination and her unwavering capacity to nurture those around her. The matriarch of her family, a family torn apart by the carnage of the Vietnam War, Nguyen fearlessly dodged bombs during […]
With the last few weeks of high school upon us, many seniors are preparing excitedly to don their cap and gown, collect their diploma and forge ahead on their next journey of higher education. However, for many students, the road to graduation, and subsequently to a four-year college, is not without its obstacles. For first-generation […]
When Earl Woods originally hired me in 1997, he called my house and said he had no idea what I would be doing, he just said he needed someone he could trust, so when could I start. I was ready for a change and knew the Woods family through my dad since 1980, so I […]
Today we flash back to a monumental date in the development of the Tiger Woods Learning Center: the topping-out ceremony! On May 5, 2005, Mayor Curt Pringle and city officials joined then-Tiger Woods Foundation president Greg McLaughlin for the topping-out ceremony, celebrating a construction tradition and marking a milestone in the facility’s construction.
“The measure of the health of a society is how well it takes care of its youngest generation. By this standard we fail,” wrote the late psychologist Dr. Peter Benson in his 1997 groundbreaking book “All Kids Are Our Kids.”
The call of the classroom runs strong in Leslie Lynch’s blood. With her own mother only recently retiring after 30 years as a special-needs teacher, Lynch truly believes teaching is more than her vocation. It’s her calling. At the age of 30, she left behind a successful career in business to become an educator. Now, […]
As the vice president of education at Pitsco Education, a Kansas-based company that designs innovative educational programs and solutions for schools, Matt Frankenbery works with clients all over the country to help implement curriculum designed to inspire and empower young people in their pursuit of knowledge.
On Saturday, March 19, the Tiger Woods Foundation hosted its first-ever DC STEM Teacher’s Seminar. In conjunction with the DC STEM Fair and the DC STEM Network, the foundation hosted more than 50 teachers at its three-hour seminar. The free event offered multiple workshops aimed at bringing STEM into the classroom.
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Tiger Woods Foundation’s first Boston STEM conference at Northeastern University. Working primarily on the foundation’s fundraising events, I do not have as many opportunities to take part in these types of programming events. So when opportunities like this arise, I always offer to volunteer, as […]
For 20 years, the Tiger Woods Foundation has equipped students with the ability to exceed any and all expectations. To help mark this momentous anniversary, the man behind the vision, Tiger Woods, will host an unforgettable evening at the iconic New York Public Library.