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Juan Ciscomani carries governor’s message throughout southern Arizona, Mexico

Juan Ciscomani started his day with a breakfast event in Tucson, met with agricultural leaders in Yuma for lunch, and attended a program in Phoenix that evening with the Mexican ambassador before driving back to his Tucson home. Welcome to the life of the new senior advisor for regional and international affairs for Governor Doug […]

Flinn Scholars

Flinn Foundation selects 32nd class of Flinn Scholars from Arizona’s top students

Twenty of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors have been awarded the 2017 Flinn Scholarship, a highly competitive merit-based award for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university. The Flinn Scholarship, supported by the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation and the universities, covers the cost of tuition and room and board at one of the state’s three public universities, […]


Venture capitalist offers expertise; 2016 progress featured during Bioscience Roadmap events

The Flinn Foundation hosted its annual Bioscience Roadmap events in Flagstaff, Tucson, and Tempe April 11-13 to highlight the recent bioscience successes of each of the three regions and introduce a Bay Area venture capitalist who provided his insights on how Arizona could attract more risk capital. More than 400 people attended the events, during […]

Civic Leadership

Rise to the occasion: Apply for Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy

By Nancy Welch Vice President, Arizona Center for Civic Leadership We aren’t just living in interesting times. We’re in the midst of a remarkable period. Partisanship and polarization have risen to a fever pitch. Some observers assume a technology-driven future in an ever-more-connected world, while others are looking only to the past for the way […]