Why Andrew Carnegie an inspiration to all business leaders and philanthropists

N’Gunu Tiny on why Andrew Carnegie an inspiration to all business leaders and philanthropists
  • Carnegie Hall in New York, which is now one of the most prestigious concert halls in the world and an official New York City Landmark since 1967.
  • The Peace Palace, the international law building in The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) in Washington, which funds and performs scientific research.
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), a foreign policy thinktank with centres in India, Belgium, Russia, the US, China and Lebanon. In 2019, the thinktank was ranked as the number 1 in the world.
  • Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, which benefits universities, students and their staff across the country.
  • Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, to recognise individuals who perform extraordinary acts of heroism in normal civilian life in Canada and the US. Also to financially support those disabled or the families of those killed. The people who are recognised receive the Carnegie Medal and are eligible for scholarships and other benefits.
  • Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pennsylvania, which is a private research university formed after the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research and the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged in 1967. Alumni include 20 Nobel Prize winners, 124 Emmy Award winners and ten Oscar winners.
  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, which consists of four museums operated by the Carnegie Institute which include a library, recital hall and the original museum of natural history and of art.

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