Autism Speaks: Wright Calls for Greater Autism Funding on MSNBC’s Hardball | July 6, 2005 #AutisticHistory

Hardball with Chris Matthews' for July 6 Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright on MSNBC TV's "Hardball"Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright used a July 6 interview on the MSNBC TV program “Hardball” to call for more funding of medical research into the brain disorder. He also detailed the challenges facing families affected by autism, ranging from …

Archive | Bob Wright Co-founder of Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

Bob Wright: Co-founder of Autism Speaks. #NotAnAutitsicAlly Co-founder, Autism Speaks; Vice Chairman, General Electric  Bob Wright is vice chairman, General Electric, and served as chief executive officer of NBC for more than twenty years. Bob has a strong history of philanthropy and community service, for which he has received numerous awards and accolades, most recently …

Archived | Autism’s new venture capitalists: Laura Slatkin and Ilene Lainer are teaming up with hedge fund giant Jim Simons to create a new resource for people with autism | June 9, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Screenshot of story. Text below. Autism's new venture capitalists By Scott Cendrowski, reporter  June 9, 2011: 12:26 PM ET Laura Slatkin and Ilene Lainer are teaming up with hedge fund giant Jim Simons to create a new resource for people with autism. Laura Slatkin & Illene Lainer FORTUNE -- New York is a hot spot for …

Archived | Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright To Step Down As Chairman Of The Board | Circa May 1, 2015 #NotAnAutisticAlly #BanABA

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright To Step Down As Chairman Of The Board Brian Kelly, Autism Speaks Board Member, elected Chairman NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Wright, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, will step down as Chairman of the Board of Directors on May 1st.  Mr. Wright has served …

Archived | Indianapolis Colts Named Title Sponsor of the 5th Annual Light Up The Blues | Circa April 21, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly #BanABA

Indianapolis Colts Named Title Sponsor of the 5th Annual Light Up The Blues The Autism Speaks Benefit Concert Will Feature Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Burt Bacharach, Judy Collins, Sheryl Crow, Chris Stills, Oliver Stills, Benmont Tench, Mike Campbell, Steve Ferrone, and more Saturday, April 21 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 12, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder Welcome to Autism Speaks, a new organization devoted to educating the public about autism, facilitating and funding research, motivating private and governmental resources, and, ultimately, helping to find a cure for autism. The nation’s fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, autism now affects 1 in 166 children in the United States, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Steps Down from NBC Universal | Circa February 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New York, NY February 6, 2007 Dear Friends:  Two years ago, my wife Suzanne and I founded Autism Speaks. Our mission, inspired and motivated by the diagnosis of our grandson Christian, was to bring awareness to what was then a quiet epidemic. I vowed to bring the principles of strategic vision, creative thinking and tactical discipline …