The Beauvoir Haiti Foundation strives to educate and inspire Haitian children, teens and young adults, as well as others in impoverished regions around the world, in music, music technology, film, business management, entrepreneurship and other fields, with an additional focus on healthcare, nutrition and lodging. The goal of the Beauvoir Haiti Foundation is to contribute to those in need and provide life lessons globally to help them self-express, build a foundation for life and be self-sufficient, enabling them to ultimately live the life of their dreams.
The Beauvoir Haiti Foundation is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, charitable organization, created by Jean Beauvoir, whose mission is to work towards the betterment of Haiti and its people, with a focus on healthcare, nutrition, education, disaster relief, music education, sports and motivating international businesses and individuals who possess knowledge and expertise in these fields to establish a presence in the country to create jobs and infrastructure for the future. Furthermore, the foundations goal is to establish satellite programs around the world to aid in the progression of individuals in these various fields.
The Beauvoir Haiti Foundation created by Jean Beauvoir, whose parents Raoul and Eddie Beauvoir devoted the last 20 years of their lives in service of Haiti through the funding and building of medical clinics and community activism, by creating jobs and education to Haitians. Jean is following in his parent’s foot steps and is currently working on several upcoming initiatives.
Jean Beauvoir was one of the first Haitians to reach a high level of worldwide success and critical acclaim through the music industry and has been awarded numerous gold and platinum awards as an Artist, Producer and Songwriter throughout his career. He has sold in excess of 40 million albums with his work featured on over 250 albums. He has also been involved in successful educational programs around the world, Television and film production in addition to being a well respected entertainment executive around the world.
Beauvoir has an illustrious family tree that includes 2 presidents, military officers, secretary of State, ambassador, director of UNESCO and more. Jean’s uncle Max Beauvoir, the subject of the book and Hollywood film “The Serpent and the Rainbow”, is the supreme chief of Haitian Voodoo – the religion practiced by 75% to 90% of the Haitian population. He was also highly regarded as an ambassador for the country and its people.
Prior to the 2010 Earthquake, Jean housed and maintained a medical clinic in Port-Au-Prince for 15 years which specialized in anesthesia, obstetrics, gynecology, infertility aid and also provided other medical needs to people in Port-Au Prince, Haiti. This clinic was started by his mother and after she passed, he took over the management which was primarily self-funded. This clinic was destroyed in the quake.
The foundation has partnered with other well known charitable organizations including “Clean The World”, a wonderful foundation which specializes in soap recycling and distribution to countries in need. A program was initiated in Haiti following the earthquake. We are also supportive of the foundation “My Neighbors Children”, who have expanded rapidly in Haiti helping orphans also providing medical care and dental care.
Beauvoir is also on the advisory board of the “Academy Of Music and Business in Sweden”, which provides a high school curriculum and accreditation educating students in the field of music, performance and creating “A Better Me”. Formed by diamond songwriter Andreas Carlsson. Other advisory board member include David Foster, Desmond Child, Dallas Austin and other industry luminaries.
Beauvoir was also instrumental in formation of the “Rock and Roll Forever Foundation” Who’s Chairman is Steven Van Zandt (Bruce Springsteen and The E-Street Band), which was formed during Beauvoir’s 7 year tenure as CEO of Steven Van Zandt’s entertainment company “Renegade Nation”. The foundation focuses on education through the development of a curriculum, The History Of Rock and Roll, in partnership with Scholastic. The board members include Steven Van Zandt, (Chair), Jackson Browne, Martin Scorsese, Bono and Bruce Springsteen.