New Parasol Foundation Centre for Women’s Health and Cancer Research in north west London. -

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 £35mn 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.

20 Years
of ambitious projects and collaborations
£35Mn
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 was born in 1967 and is one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and businesswomen. 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

What we do

Women in Science

Women in Science

Women in Art

Women in Art

Women in Health

Women in Health

Future Generations

Future Generations

Latest News

Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL

Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL

The Parasol Foundation, together with SpaceIL, has launched an exciting Space and Astro science program to create new opportunities and empower women in the space industry. The Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL program will dedicate scholarships to female engineering students...
Laniado Hospital Netanya

Laniado Hospital Netanya

The Parasol Foundation Trust has been a long-term partner of Laniado Hospital in Israel and has supported a number of the hospital’s projects since 2008. Laniado Hospital was founded 30 years ago by a Holocaust survivor on the principle that everyone deserves to be treated, no...
Cambridge University

Cambridge University

The Parasol Foundation Trust has collaborated with Cambridge University on a broad range of projects since 2009. Our support enabled research on Darwin and gender as part of the internationally renowned Darwin Correspondence Project at Cambridge University Library. The...
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Where we work

Gibraltar

Gibraltar

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Israel

Israel

US

US

India

India

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