Alexander Soros is a doctoral candidate in the history department of the University of California at Berkeley and the managing partner of Soros Brothers Investments. In 2012, he established the Alexander Soros Foundation, which supports human rights, social justice, and educational causes. In 2013, he established the Alexander Soros Foundation Award for Environmental and Human Rights Activism. Soros is the founding chairman of the board of directors of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, a leading progressive Jewish domestic lobby in the United States. He also serves on the Global Witness advisory board.