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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Brent teacher makes final 10 for million-dollar global prize. The teacher has made the shortlist for a global teaching prize organised by philanthropist organisation the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Share; Comments. By. Neetu Singh. Alison Kershaw. Frederica Miller.
Bill and Melinda Gates were spotted at a romantic dinner for two on Monday night before Valentine's Day. Spies said the billionaires were at American Cut Midtown, where "they enjoyed some alone time in a corner booth." But first, "their security came in before them to scope out the place." The next day ...

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other. In an interview with The ...
In their most recent annual letter for their charitable foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates answered some questions they get often. Melinda answered the question "What happens when the two of you disagree?" by saying she and her husband agreed on basic values. Relationship experts (and long-married people) agree ...
1, 2018 photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an interview with The Associated Press in Kirkland, Wash. Gates and his wife, head the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider an unsatisfactory track record, ...
Bill and Melinda Gates have tackled some of the biggest problems in the world -- from poverty to education and health care -- through their multibillion-dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. And the couple of 25 years is not afraid to tackle the hard topics at home with each other either, Melinda Gates ...

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 frequently asked is how they deal with disagreements as they jointly run their ...
President Trump on Monday released his latest budget request for the next fiscal year. The plan drew reactions from all over, including criticism from philanthropist Melinda Gates, who took issue with a "misguided" approach to global health and poverty funding. Gates, whose work at the Bill and Melinda ...
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is studying these topics with no plans yet for any particular initiatives, though it has done related work at home in Washington state on a much smaller scale. Last year, it funded a grant for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities to look into state and federal policies ...
It's the same view Melinda Gates holds about technology, "I believe in biotechnology but there's also bioterrorism," she said at the launch of the Pathways for Prosperity Commission in Nairobi, last week. A Commission that asks the question what if, what if the technology used in the realisation of Samantha, ...
Solutions may lie in more research on livestock and crop health, according to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In late January, the organization said it will invest $40 million in projects to breed cows that produce more milk and chickens that lay better-quality eggs, focusing on farms in South Asian and African ...
Melinda Gates speaks on a wide range of issues during an interview at Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Nairobi, on January 25, 2018. She said that some of the most innovative ideas in the world can come from places like Kenya. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Ouagadougou - While widespread malnutrition remains the biggest child killer in Burkina Faso, mothers' tasks are made all the more arduous by a chronic lack of access to contraception, Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire philanthropist Bill, told AFP in Ouagadougou this week. Like other west African nations ...
Her visit to Kenya followed one to Burkina Faso, and is part of a rigorous agenda that is meant to inform how the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will invest Sh500 billion committed to Africa in 2016 over a period of five years. The new commission will find what technology can do for jobs and economic ...
It could be just another monthly partner meeting at just another "Fill in the Blank" capital, typical silicon Valley-based venture firm. The fund's top players sit around a white conference table, armed with Apple laptops and pastel-colored cans of La Croix. A couple of startup entrepreneurs stop by to present ...
And while some might be tempted to write Aspect off as a small ball, fringe player on the Valley scene, my colleague Michal Lev-Ram has some news that might change their minds: The firm just announced its second fund, a $181 million round that includes limited partners Melinda Gates and Cisco ...
... contributions to the economy. Data is sorely lacking when it comes how sexual harassment, unequal pay and the gender gap in sectors like STEM affect the global economy. It's time to change that equation. Melinda Gates. Published 9:46 AM ET Mon, 22 Jan 2018 Updated 12:42 PM ET Mon, 22 Jan 2018 CNBC.com ...

billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will pay off $76 million of Nigeria's debt through their namesake foundation. The payments, which will be made over the course of 20 years, are due to begin this year.
An American philanthropist, former Microsoft executive, the Co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an activist for rights of women, children, and other marginalised groups - Melinda Gates dons many hats. She has been at the forefront of poverty alleviation around the world, bringing life-saving ...
Not long after announcing a $100 million donation to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, Bill and Melinda Gates have agreed to pay off Japan's $76 million loan to Nigeria to stamp out polio, quartz reports. Polio has been eradicated in most countries around the world, but it's still present in Nigeria, as well ...
Austin, TX -- SXSW organizers have added philanthropist Melinda Gates as the latest speaker for the upcoming festival's Convergence Keynote series as part of its programming lineup. SXSW is marking its 25th year of Interactive and Film offerings, and the second year with a unified conference featuring ...
That's a sentiment some of the most accomplished among us -- including Tina Fey and Meryl Streep -- have felt. It's called "imposter syndrome," a feeling that you don't really deserve your success because you achieved it thanks to luck or some other thing out of your control, rather than your skills and hard ...
In 2000, the same year he stepped down as CEO of Microsoft, Gates co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation alongside his wife with the mission of improving the quality of life of people around the world. The couple pivoted to focus on philanthropy full time and have since donated $2.9 billion in ...
South by Southwest announced Melinda Gates, Trinity '86 and Fuqua '87, as the Convergence Keynote speaker for its 2018 lineup. In its 25th year, the conference is set to focus on technology and culture as part of its second unified conference featuring Interactive, Film, music and Convergence Tracks.
South by Southwest Conference and festivals has added Melinda Gates, Olivier Assayas, Priscilla Presley, Richard Linklater, and "Westworld" showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy to its speakers list. Gates is a keynote speaker at the event, which takes place March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.
South by Southwest on Monday announced that philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, will be a keynote speaker in March. Gates nearly two and a half years ago established an outside organization called Pivotal Ventures. Though little was known about its goals ...
"It's frustrating to think about all the talented people who have worked so hard to rise so high -- only to find that their deepest, darkest doubts have followed them there," wrote Gates, who is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and works on issues including gender equality through her Pivotal ...
The co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and well-known philanthropist kicked off 2018 by writing an op-ed for Time titled, "It's Time for a New Era for women."It may be a new year, but Melinda Gates is still committed to using her platform and voice to empower women throughout the world.
It may be a new year, but Melinda Gates is still committed to using her platform and voice to empower women throughout the world. The co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and well-known philanthropist kicked off 2018 by writing an op-ed for Time, which was guest edited by Bill Gates, titled, ...
billionaire founder Bill Gates is known today for his philanthropic efforts with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, but when he started making money off Microsoft, his first purchase was a bit more frivolous: a Porsche. Gates isn't alone in spending his first major paycheck on something fun. From cars to ...
In this 2016 file photo, Bill and Melinda Gates speak to reporters in New York. Their foundation has given the University of Florida ... The school said the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund hunger research over five years at the Institute of Food and Agricultural sciences. The researchers will focus on ...
There were three charitable donations of more than $1 billion, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The 10 largest charitable gifts totaled $10.2 billion last year, more than double the total from 2016, of $4.3 billion. Bill and Melinda Gates topped the list with a donation of Microsoft stock valued at $4.6 ...
Bill Gates is currently worth more than $90 billion -- but no one can say that he isn't trying to give back. The Microsoft co-founder has vowed to give away more than half of his fortune and his charitable organization, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has given away $41.3 billion to various ...
If we want to discover the world's next Bill Gates, it's crucial that we start funding inclusive and diverse businesses, according to Melinda Gates in a recent LinkedIn post. "There's a strong chance the next Bill Gates isn't going to look anything like the last one," she writes. "So I'm interested in finding solutions ...
Among her many achievements, philanthropist Melinda Gates was the first woman to have given away more than $40 billion. As co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -- alongside her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill -- Gates has been part of a movement that has supported work in more ...
If the holiday gift tag is signed "Melinda," chances are pretty good that that gift will be an inspiring one for any kid with a passing interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In a new blog post and video on Medium, Melinda Gates has shared some of her favorite gift ideas to "encourage ...
While philanthropist Melinda Gates spends much of her time working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on ways to resolve and prevent global health crises, she has also brought attention to the lack of women and minorities in the industry where she started her professional career: technology.
Melinda Gates has launched a high-level international commission to spark new thinking on how developing countries can best harness new technologies to reduce poverty. The wife of Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates spoke at the launch of the commission in Nairobi on Thursday.
Yet another silicon Valley venture capital firm raising yet another fund isn't usually big news--it happens all the time. But as reported in Fortune's January feature, the $181 million fund recently closed by Palo Alto-based Aspect Ventures is a little different: It has attracted a couple of new, big-name limited ...
As Nigeria's battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa's largest economy a helping hand through their foundation. The foundation will pay off a $76 million loan taken from Japan to aid the fight against polio. The loan was taken in 2014 ...
You may never know their names. They work beneath the headlines and far from the spotlight. When they receive formal recognition from bodies like the Nobel Committee, it is the exception, not the norm. But the fact remains: under the radar, grassroots organizations led by women are quietly changing the ...
After the champagne is drunk and the confetti cleaned up, there are usually two camps of people: Those who set New Year's resolutions, and those who do not. Here's how four of America's business leaders approach setting goals for the new year.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has stated that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has come forward to extend its ...
A team of Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineers and health experts won $100,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to ...
The social network and the charitable organization are teaming up to match up to $2 million in funds raised for nonprofits in the U.S. via ...
Melinda Gates during her interaction with women in Kothwa village in Danapur, Bihar, India, on April 18, 2015. She was accompanied by ...
#MeToo - Melinda, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said that women in the tech industry also face sexual harassment.
Flash forward three decades, and Bill and Melinda Gates are married with three kids, worth $89.6 billion, and run a namesake philanthropic ...
A new report released this week titled billionaire Bonanza points out the growing divide in the U.S. among the super wealthy and the rest of the ...
He says Melinda Gates and ex-Microsoft executive Patty Stonesifer ran the Gates Foundation while Bill was still devoted to Microsoft, and ...


 

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