Works to change lives through scientific advancement and increase representation of women in STEM.
“Science is the answer!” Lyda Hill knows this to be truth which is why it is her motto and why she supports and funds STEM and #WomeninSTEM everywhere. Lyda is a Dallas entrepreneur and philanthropist with countless honors to her name. Through both for-profit and not-for-profit initiatives Lyda is committed to funding game-changing advances in science and nature, empowering nonprofit organizations and improving local communities. Some of the amazing things she has funded include the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Moon Shots Program and Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics, The Hockaday School STEAM program, the University of Colorado Veteran Health and Trauma Clinic, The Nature Conservancy, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and so much more. Lyda continues to pledge her wealth to charity, changing the world for a better tomorrow.