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Amazon co-founder MacKenzie Scott has donated more than 2 billion euros

Amazon co-founder MacKenzie Scott has donated more than 2 billion euros

She is one of the richest women in the world – and she also appears to be one of the most generous. MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated $2.7 billion (about 2.2 billion euros) to 286 charitable organizations. Scott shared that in one Blog entry With.

Among the non-profit organizations are those that “have suffered from underfunding and neglect in the past,” says the author. For example, higher education institutions and technical centers of organizations dedicated to racial and gender equality.

Back in December last year, Scott, who took a four percent stake in Amazon after divorcing Bezos, had his own private property. Information $4.2 billion was donated – in four months – to food, emergency, education and human rights organisations.

“Sleep a little”

“Find new creative ways to help,” she encourages others, too. “If you have more cash than you need, designate some additional workforce to pay for the next five years.” And the tip was, “Stop working every weekend. Get some sleep.”

The 51-year-old, who is married to Dan Jewett, a science teacher in Seattle, has promised to give away most of her fortune. Scott published by the American magazine »Forbes“Listed with assets of $58 billion, making her the third richest woman in the world. L’Oréal heiress Françoise Bettencourt-Myers is at the top.

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