Melinda ann gates née french. Most of their vaccination program had disastrous results causing the very illness polio for example in india and sterilizing young women kenya with modified tetanus vaccines.
The methodologies have evolved leaps and bounds since the early formation of the movement however the objective remains the same.
Bill and melinda gates young. A post being shared claims melinda gates released a statement. For over twenty years bill gates and his foundation the bill and melinda gates foundation bmgf have been vaccinating foremost children by the millions in remote areas of poor countries mostly africa and asia. Bill gates the co founder of microsoft hardly needs an introduction.
Plan a visit 440 5th ave n. But this tech giant s wife melinda gates is equally as impressive. After pioneering philanthropist activities the company merged with the new gates learning foundation to create the bill melinda gates foundation in 2000.
At the bill melinda gates foundation discovery center you ll find stories of work that is improving lives from seattle to south africa. Bill and melinda gates chair the bill and melinda gates foundation the largest private charitable organization in the world according to forbes the gates foundation has helped fund health care initiatives in africa including efforts to provide vaccines for ebola and other diseases per the foundation s website. Born august 15 1964 is an american philanthropist and a former general manager at microsoft.
Kathryn young senior program officer at bill melinda gates foundation washington district of columbia united states 500 connections. Gates foundation discovery center. In 2000 she co founded the bill melinda gates foundation with her husband bill gates the world s largest private charitable organization as of 2015.
Education harvard university dropped out occupation software developer investor entrepreneur years active 1975 present known for co founding microsoft net worth us 119 billion november 14 2020 title co chairman and co founder of the bill melinda gates foundation. 440 fifth avenue north seattle washington 98109 206 709 3100 x7100. Gates has consistently been ranked as one of the world s most powerful women by forbes.
The couple co founded the bill and melinda gates. The goal of equitable futures a project of the bill melinda gates foundation is to build stronger connections and alignment between k 12 schools and education post secondary institutions and employers to improve labor market outcomes and promote paths to upward mobility and economic opportunity for black latino and low income young people. Bill gates gates in 2018 born william henry gates iii 1955 10 28 october 28 1955 age 65 seattle washington u s.