The World's Greatest Philanthropists

Giving all they can

They may have different styles and priorities, but new-age philanthropists have their hearts in the right place

Illustration by Kishore Das

First Avenue in New York City may not have the glamour of Fifth but the research that has emanated from a 14-storey, 50-year-old building located between 26th and 27th Street has done more for humanity than all the shopping spend between 49th and 60th Street on Fifth. That is where, against the backdrop of constant siren-wailing of ambulances streaming into Bellevue Hospital Center, the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (ADARC), headed by scientific director and CEO David Ho, does its work.