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.

18 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

Latest News

Parasol Foundation Scholarship Program for Ukrainian Women launched at Reichman University

Parasol Foundation Scholarship Program for Ukrainian Women launched at Reichman University

The situation in Ukraine right now is devastating and we’re working with Reichman University to create opportunities for women to continue their STEM studies in Israel. We’re offering fully-paid undergraduate scholarships to four talented young women from the war-torn regions of...
Parasol Foundation supports new Gibraltar National Theatre and female led initiative

Parasol Foundation supports new Gibraltar National Theatre and female led initiative

The Parasol Foundation Trust is donating £1.5mn to the new Gibraltar National Theatre and Cultural Hub development at the John Mackintosh Hall. Announced at a special dinner to celebrate Ruth Parasol’s 18th anniversary in Gibraltar, our significant new donation to the community...
Celebrating the launch of the Parasol Foundation Centre for Women's Health and Cancer Research (London)

Celebrating the launch of the Parasol Foundation Centre for Women's Health and Cancer Research (London)

In June we celebrated the launch of The Parasol Foundation Centre for Women’s Health and Cancer Research at Hammersmith and St Mary’s hospitals in north west London. We’ve created the research centre in partnership with Imperial Health Charity and Imperial College Healthcare NHS...
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