Gregory Annenberg Weingarten is an accomplished artist whose work has appeared in galleries and private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. He received a bachelor's degree in political science from Stanford University and worked as a journalist at The Times of London.
As a Vice President and Director of the Annenberg Foundation, Gregory founded GRoW @ Annenberg, a philanthropic initiative of the Annenberg Foundation that supports a broad range of innovative projects and organizations that address social and cultural issues, meet urgent community needs, and offer inspiration and collaboration — all with the goal of improving the quality of life in communities around the world.
At GRoW, Gregory's philanthropic reach has been broad and inclusive with support spanning causes in the areas of humanitarian and health, youth and education, culture and civics, environmental conservation, and the arts. Under his direction, GRoW has facilitated the repatriation of sacred Native American objects, supported teachers in remote areas of Peru, built healthcare centers in Bangladesh, helped create school safety programs in the California community of Watts, and funded museums, opera companies, jazz orchestras, and university student scholarships across the U.S. and Europe.