"When money flows into the hands of women who have the authority to use it, everything changes."
YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen sat down with Bill Gates to play “How much does the world suck?” and discuss some surprisingly optimistic facts about humanity. The video is a tie-in with Bill and Melinda Gates’ recently released 10th Annual Letter, which this year centers on optimism. Show More Summary
Melinda Gates talks #MeToo, Trump, female entrepreneurship, and her biopic dream cast. 'I believe that empowered women change society. So at the end of the day, we've got to change the system.'
In their 10th annual letter, the philanthropists lay out their philosophy for funding global health initiatives–and why the President’s budget, which slashes foreign aid, is antithetical to American well-being. On February 13, Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter–a yearly update on the Gates Foundation, and insights into their work. Show More Summary
Bill and Melinda Gates discussed the importance of foreign aid and the state of US politics. Donald Trump should treat people – especially women – with more respect, and continue investments in poorer countries for the sake of global security, the world’s leading philanthropic couple Bill and Melinda Gates said on Tuesday.
Here are the top stories for Tuesday, Feb. 13th: FBI Wray says file on Porter closed in January; Israeli police have recommended indicting Netanyahu; Bill and Melinda Gates focus on US poverty; New Orleans Mardi Gras gets underway. (Feb. 13)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asked Bill and Melinda Gates what advice they would give their younger selves if they could go back in time. Bill Gates said that he regrets not realizing earlier that having many different skill sets makes...Show More Summary
Bill and Melinda Gates are among the most famous married couples who work together in the world. Both of them work at their charitable foundation, which they say employs 1,500 people in offices on four continents. One question they are...Show More Summary
The Gates Foundation released its 2018 letter, titled "The 10 Toughest Questions We Get."
'The world is not a safer place when more people are sick or hungry'
"I wish our president would treat people, and especially women, with more respect."
Bill and Melinda Gates, the world’s foremost philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront their unsatisfactory track record, the country’s growing inequity. (Feb. 13)
In the 2018 Gates Letter, Bill and Melinda Gates answer the question, "Is it fair that you have so much influence?" They both responded that it's unfair that their wealth opens doors that are closed for most people. The Gates' addedShow More Summary
The Microsoft cofounder spoke with USA TODAY on the occasion of the tenth annual letter issued by the influential Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Bill and Melinda Gates, the world’s foremost philanthropists, say President Trump’s “America First” worldview is concerning and his talk of women and minorities don’t belong in public discourse. (Feb. 13)
(Reuters) - German biotech firm CureVac has secured more financial backing for vaccine development projects from its investor the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, working on jabs to prevent malaria and influenza.
“We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply. The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day brings a different story of political division, violence, or natural disaster. Despite...Show More Summary
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has released its annual letter. In the letter, Bill and Melinda say that they give away their money because doing so is both meaningful and fun. The pair says they do the work "because it's our life." In...Show More Summary
SEATTLE -- Ten years ago, Bill Gates wrote his foundation’s first annual letter, an optimistic and candid dispatch that highlighted the organization’s achievements and outlined its goals. Since then, his wife and co-chair, Melinda, has added her signature, and the letter has taken on themes from innovation to super powers to big bets on the […]
In their annual update for the Gates Foundation, they say that they remain optimistic about the world’s progress, but that President Trump’s policies could hurt their efforts.