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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

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 £2.25m

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 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

Latest News

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...
Meet the newly selected female candidates participating in the "Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL Program"

Meet the newly selected female candidates participating in the "Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL Program"

We’re excited to welcome the first five exceptional fellows to The Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL Programme. “I’m so proud of this exceptional and diverse group of women who have joined the Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL Program. They’ve already overcome immense...
New Parasol Foundation Leadership Scholarships in the US for female Ukrainian Students

New Parasol Foundation Leadership Scholarships in the US for female Ukrainian Students

We’re funding four scholarships for Ukrainian women to study in Washington DC with the Advanced Leadership Foundation (ALF). ALF has directly trained and empowered 11,000 leaders from around the world and our donation will enable four talented young female Ukrainian refugees in...
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