Press Releases Updates

New Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Feature Updates to Museum Building and New Children’s Playground

October 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Chicago, IL – In conjunction with the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the Obama Foundation is releasing new renderings and a model of the… More

Obama Foundation Announces Speakers for Upcoming Summit

October 23, 2019 12:02 PM

Summit will bring together leaders from the Foundation’s programming around the world Speakers will include President and Mrs. Obama, filmmaker Ava DuVernay,… More

President and Mrs. Obama to Speak at Foundation Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific

October 14, 2019 11:59 PM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that President and Mrs. Obama will speak at the Foundation’s inaugural Leaders: Asia-Pacific gathering in Malaysia in December. More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Summit in Chicago

September 26, 2019 11:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL – The Obama Foundation announced today that it will host its third Summit October 28-29 in Chicago. President and Mrs. Obama will attend… More

Obama Foundation Announces Wally Adeyemo as President

August 1, 2019 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Adewale… More

Obama Foundation Opens Convening of Rising African Leaders in Johannesburg

July 11, 2019 3:30 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — The Obama Foundation has launched its second Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program, bringing together nearly 200 emerging civic leaders from 45… More

Obama Foundation Releases Business Diversity Statement

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organizational environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued and respected in all aspects of our… More

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2018 Tax Year

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL—Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2018 tax year. A copy of the 990 and the… More

Obama Foundation Announces New Class of Scholars in Chicago and New York

June 18, 2019 10:00 AM

NEW YORK AND CHICAGO—Today, the Obama Foundation announced its second cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars, 32 rising leaders from around the world who will study… More

Obama Foundation Announces Addition of Sean Parker to the Board of Directors

June 17, 2019 12:00 PM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that Sean Parker, philanthropist and entrepreneur, has joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Parker will join current members… More

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