Think and Grow Riches to Give

As a five-year-old, Dody Wood used to listen to her mother cry herself to sleep with grief and worry over a birth defect that plagued Dody’s brother. After 16 years and 22 operations, Dody’s brother was helped tremendously—and Dody had acquire an indelible appreciation for the acts of philanthropy that had paid for the operations. Today, as founder and chair of the USA+ Foundation, Dody has found a way to apply that gratitude to helping thousands around the world.