#Melinda Gates

  • Article: What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 8, 2020

    Polio used to be one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Now, it’s 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 10, 2020

    The foundation has mainly focused on global health, US education, and development. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Pledge $100 Million to Coronavirus Response

    Bill & Melinda Gates Pledge $100 Million to Coronavirus Response

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 6, 2020

    The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a public health emergency of international concern. Read more

  • Article: Priyanka Chopra Jonas Urges World’s Billionaires to ‘Give While You Live’
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    Priyanka Chopra Jonas Urges World’s Billionaires to ‘Give While You Live’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 21, 2020

    The world's billionaires are worth over 30 times the annual funding needed to end extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: 'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 6, 2019

    Gates joined journalist Redi Tlhabi to talk gender equality and her book "The Moment of Lift." Read more

  • Article: ‘Equality Can’t Wait’ Video Shows Why the Gender Gap Is No Joke

    ‘Equality Can’t Wait’ Video Shows Why the Gender Gap Is No Joke

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 6, 2019

    Melinda Gates and Hollywood’s funniest comedians say, "Equality Can’t Wait." Read more

  • Article: Melinda Gates Launches New Website to Share Women's Powerful Stories

    Melinda Gates Launches New Website to Share Women's Powerful Stories

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Melinda Gates’ new website, Evoke, provides a platform to share inspirational stories. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Reveal the 9 Biggest Surprises They've Faced in the Last 20 Years

    Bill and Melinda Gates Reveal the 9 Biggest Surprises They've Faced in the Last 20 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 12, 2019

    The Gateses prove that surprises can work to incite a call to action. Read more