Irene Hirano Inouye
Irene Hirano Inouye (born October 28, 1948), is Chair of the Ford Foundation, a liberal, leftwing foundation. She was elected Chair in May 2010, the 10th board chair in the foundation’s 75-year history. The foundation is a tax-exempt 501c organization headquartered in New York City. Inouye also serves as President of the U.S.-Japan Council based in Washington, D.C.. She previously served as CEO of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles and Executive Director of T.H.E. Clinic, a not-for-profit community health facility serving low and moderate income women and families.
Inouye joined the Ford Foundation in 2006 as a Trustee. The organization is one of the largest foundations in the world with over $10 billion in assets. Founded in 1936, it donates to thousands of organizations worldwide but has donated largely to leftist groups. They are truly a money hub for far-left, radical liberal groups.
In 2010 alone, it allocated large contributions to George Soros-backed organizations such as Center for American Progress ($1,000,000) and Media Matters for America ($500,000), who recently "declared war" on Fox News. Other notable far-left groups it donated to include New Israeli Fund ($5,000,000), Astraea Foundation ($2,300,000), Global Rights ($2,000,000) and Amnesty International ($1,000,000).
- Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Public Administration from the University of Southern California
- Former JANM president elected chair of nation’s second largest foundation.
- Irene Hirano Inouye - US Senate page for Daniel Inouye
- http://archives.starbulletin.com/2008/05/25/news/story06.html "Sen. Inouye, Irene Hirano tie the knot", Honolulu Star-Bulletin]
- Ford Foundation's donations retrieved from IRS filings