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Creating opportunities for women to pursue their dreams and inspiring the next generation to follow in their footsteps.

The Parasol Foundation Trust has awarded over £40mn to a series of ambitious projects and collaborations since it was established in 2004.

A tech pioneer and entrepreneur, Ms. Ruth Monicka Parasol is passionate about widening opportunities, supporting women’s health and helping women to achieve their potential in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine.

Featured Projects

Women in Health

The Parasol Foundation Women’s Breast Cancer Center at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

With a donation of $3.5mn The Parasol Foundation Trust is funding vital research and creating a multidisciplinary center in Israel for the comprehensive treatment of women with...

Amount $3.5m

Women in Health

Parasol Foundation Centre for Women’s Health and Cancer Research at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Launched by Ruth Monicka Parasol in March 2022, the Parasol Foundation Centre for Women’s Health and Cancer Research is based at Hammersmith and St Mary’s hospitals in north west...

Amount £2.68m

Women in Art

The Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project at The V&A, London

Launched in September 2021, The Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project at the V&A is a major new programme to support women in photography.  We’re celebrating the...

Amount £3m

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18 Years
of ambitious projects and collaborations
£40Mn
awarded to projects and collaborations
£6.5Mn
combined donation for our most recent projects with the V&A, SpaceIL and Imperial College Healthcare
Our Team

Our Principal Benefactress, Ms. Ruth Monicka Parasol.

Ms. Ruth Monicka Parasol, born 1967, is one of the world’s most successful female entrepreneurs and an astute investor. With a self-made portfolio of over $1b, she, and her international team excel in Real Estate, Asset Management and Private Equity.

"Lifting up special students and research ideas, preserving a piece of history, contributing to a park, helping make a dream come true, this is what we are about."
Ruth Parasol

Latest News

New award for research exploring the links between infectious diseases and pregnancy

New award for research exploring the links between infectious diseases and pregnancy

We're funding new research examining the links between infectious diseases and pregnancy with an award of £430,000 Researchers at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will use thousands of blood samples provided by women as part of their maternity care to examine rates of...
New Parasol Foundation International Photography Prize for Women

New Parasol Foundation International Photography Prize for Women

Together with the V&A we’re launching an exciting new international photography prize for women. The V&A Parasol Foundation Prize for Women in Photography reinforces our commitment to creating new opportunities for women in art.  The prize, which showcases the outstanding talent...
New Parasol Foundation Women’s Breast Cancer Center in Tel Aviv

New Parasol Foundation Women’s Breast Cancer Center in Tel Aviv

The Parasol Foundation Trust is donating $3.5mn to fund vital research and create a multidisciplinary center in Israel for the comprehensive treatment of women with breast cancer. The Parasol Foundation Women’s Breast Cancer Center for diagnosis, research and treatment based...
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