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Christina Weiss Lurie
President Eagles Youth Partnership, Eagles Social Responsibility

Biography

Christina Weiss Lurie’s multi-faceted career spans the worlds of sports, entertainment and philanthropy. She is an owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, President Eagles Charitable Foundation, Eagles Social Responsibility and co-Founder of two independent film companies, Vox3 Films and Tango Pictures.

Since 1994, Christina Weiss Lurie has spearheaded the club’s efforts to become a leader off the field, as well as on it. As president of the Eagles Charitable Foundation, Weiss Lurie oversees the non-profit charitable wing of the organization that provides children in the Philadelphia region with greater access to vision care and autism research and services.

In 1995, Christina founded Eagles Youth Partnership (EYP), which focused on literacy, vision and after-school programs and served more than one million low-income children in the Greater Philadelphia region over 20 years. In 2016, she oversaw EYP’s transition into the Eagles Charitable Foundation.

In addition to the charitable foundation, Christina Weiss Lurie was instrumental in the creation and design of Lincoln Financial Field, the club’s state-of-the-art stadium and the NovaCare Complex, the club’s corporate headquarters and training facility. Both facilities are widely praised for their striking architecture, design and amenities.

She has also been a driving force in the Eagles’ involvement in the important causes of breast cancer and environmental awareness. Her drive to help the team make a difference was capped in 2011, when the team earned the coveted 2011 Sport Team of the Year award from Beyond Sport, a global organization that promotes, develops and funds the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. The Eagles were recognized for their charitable foundation, as well as their Tackling Breast Cancer and Go Green initiatives. The Eagles were also a finalist for that award in 2010.

In 2003, Christina Weiss Lurie developed Go Green, a ground-breaking initiative to better the environment by creating and sustaining programs that improve the quality of life in the Philadelphia region, green the environment and reduce the team’s impact on the planet. In fact, Christina Weiss Lurie was a recipient of the 2008 Ongoing Commitment Award from the Environmental Media Association for the Philadelphia Eagles Go Green efforts. In 2009, the Philadelphia Eagles received a Sustainability Award from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.

In 2004, Christina was instrumental in launching the Eagles Tackling Breast Cancer campaign to raise funds for Jefferson’s Breast Care Center and to promote women’s health awareness. The program's success inspired the NFL to launch A Crucial Catch campaign in 2009. In 2008, Christina Weiss Lurie was recognized by Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital with the Award of Merit for the club’s continued support and dedication to Tackling Breast Cancer. In 2010, she was honored by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business with their 2010 Business Leader of the Year award.

Christina Weiss Lurie co-founded Vox3 Films in 2004 to produce a diversified slate of independent films. She produced the independent feature films, America Brown, Game 6, starring Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr., Feel, a Matt Mahurin film, and executive produced Broken English, a Zoe Cassavetes film starring Parker Posey, and Never Forever, starring Vera Farmiga. She also executive produced Adam, starring Hugh Dancy and Rage, a Sally Potter film. Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr., is also a Vox3 production. Today, Vox3 Films now operates as Tango Pictures, a film production company with its first film Rupture, starring Noomi Rapace, underway.

In addition to her active role in sports and entertainment, Christina Weiss Lurie is an emeritus trustee of the Curtis Institute of Music. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Lurie Family Foundation.

The Lurie Family Foundation was established with an emphasis on health issues, especially in the areas of autism and cancer research. In addition, the Foundation also supports documentaries addressing global issues through Screen Pass Pictures, a documentary film company established by Christina Weiss Lurie. As executive producer, Christina received Oscar awards for Inside Job (2011), which tackles the consequences of systematic corruption of the U.S. by the financial services industry, and Inocente (2013), which features the struggles of a homeless, undocumented teen. Screen Pass Pictures also exec produced A Place at the Table and We Are the Giant.

In spring 2015, Christina wrapped production on Dishonesty: The Truth About Lies which aired on CNBC. She is in pre-production on Widow Clicquot with Taylor Hackford directing and Rachel Weisz starring.

Christina Weiss Lurie’s multi-faceted career spans the worlds of sports, entertainment and philanthropy. She is an owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, President Eagles Charitable Foundation, Eagles Social Responsibility and co-Founder of two independent film companies, Vox3 Films and Tango Pictures.

Since 1994, Christina Weiss Lurie has spearheaded the club’s efforts to become a leader off the field, as well as on it. As president of the Eagles Charitable Foundation, Weiss Lurie oversees the non-profit charitable wing of the organization that provides children in the Philadelphia region with greater access to vision care and autism research and services.

In 1995, Christina founded Eagles Youth Partnership (EYP), which focused on literacy, vision and after-school programs and served more than one million low-income children in the Greater Philadelphia region over 20 years. In 2016, she oversaw EYP’s transition into the Eagles Charitable Foundation.

In addition to the charitable foundation, Christina Weiss Lurie was instrumental in the creation and design of Lincoln Financial Field, the club’s state-of-the-art stadium and the NovaCare Complex, the club’s corporate headquarters and training facility. Both facilities are widely praised for their striking architecture, design and amenities.

She has also been a driving force in the Eagles’ involvement in the important causes of breast cancer and environmental awareness. Her drive to help the team make a difference was capped in 2011, when the team earned the coveted 2011 Sport Team of the Year award from Beyond Sport, a global organization that promotes, develops and funds the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. The Eagles were recognized for their charitable foundation, as well as their Tackling Breast Cancer and Go Green initiatives. The Eagles were also a finalist for that award in 2010.

In 2003, Christina Weiss Lurie developed Go Green, a ground-breaking initiative to better the environment by creating and sustaining programs that improve the quality of life in the Philadelphia region, green the environment and reduce the team’s impact on the planet. In fact, Christina Weiss Lurie was a recipient of the 2008 Ongoing Commitment Award from the Environmental Media Association for the Philadelphia Eagles Go Green efforts. In 2009, the Philadelphia Eagles received a Sustainability Award from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.

In 2004, Christina was instrumental in launching the Eagles Tackling Breast Cancer campaign to raise funds for Jefferson’s Breast Care Center and to promote women’s health awareness. The program's success inspired the NFL to launch A Crucial Catch campaign in 2009. In 2008, Christina Weiss Lurie was recognized by Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital with the Award of Merit for the club’s continued support and dedication to Tackling Breast Cancer. In 2010, she was honored by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business with their 2010 Business Leader of the Year award.

Christina Weiss Lurie co-founded Vox3 Films in 2004 to produce a diversified slate of independent films. She produced the independent feature films, America Brown, Game 6, starring Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr., Feel, a Matt Mahurin film, and executive produced Broken English, a Zoe Cassavetes film starring Parker Posey, and Never Forever, starring Vera Farmiga. She also executive produced Adam, starring Hugh Dancy and Rage, a Sally Potter film. Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr., is also a Vox3 production. Today, Vox3 Films now operates as Tango Pictures, a film production company with its first film Rupture, starring Noomi Rapace, underway.

In addition to her active role in sports and entertainment, Christina Weiss Lurie is an emeritus trustee of the Curtis Institute of Music. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Lurie Family Foundation.

The Lurie Family Foundation was established with an emphasis on health issues, especially in the areas of autism and cancer research. In addition, the Foundation also supports documentaries addressing global issues through Screen Pass Pictures, a documentary film company established by Christina Weiss Lurie. As executive producer, Christina received Oscar awards for Inside Job (2011), which tackles the consequences of systematic corruption of the U.S. by the financial services industry, and Inocente (2013), which features the struggles of a homeless, undocumented teen. Screen Pass Pictures also exec produced A Place at the Table and We Are the Giant.

In spring 2015, Christina wrapped production on Dishonesty: The Truth About Lies which aired on CNBC. She is in pre-production on Widow Clicquot with Taylor Hackford directing and Rachel Weisz starring.