The Foundation provides young women with a bridge between obstacles and opportunity, by giving them the resources to overcome barriers and reach their highest potential.

The Soledad O’Brien + Brad Raymond Foundation is dedicated to providing gifted young women new opportunities for achievement by supplying them with the tools they need to ensure a brighter future. Inspired by their personal life experiences; the power duo quietly awarded scholarships out of their own pockets for years. Starting the foundation was a natural progression that is currently providing scholarship and mentorship to 12 amazingly gifted young ladies.

Founded by Soledad O'Brien and Brad Raymond, the Foundation also has Pharrell Williams on its board.


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Soledad O'Brien & Brad Raymond Foundation has received support from the following celebrities listed on this site: