Buffett donates $3.17 Billion to Gates charity, four others

Warren Buffett on Monday donated roughly $3.17 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities. Source: Buffett donates $3.17 bln to Gates charity, four others

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Bill Gates starts new project using satellites to help people after natural disasters

                          Bill and Melinda Gates have teamed up with Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, to set up a new project that seeks to encourage the sharing of satellite data. The multi-million dollar mission, named “Radiant Earth”, will make reams of satellite images […]

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Q&A Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait

One of the biggest ways that Bill and Melinda Gates have revolutionized the world of philanthropy was to start giving away their Microsoft Corp fortune before they were old. Source: Q&A: Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait  

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Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

We caught up with Christian Witt from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ahead of his speaking slot at the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum in the UK. Source: Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? ‘The Notorious RBG’ Says Do These 7 Things

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a few words of advice for you. Source: Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? ‘The Notorious RBG’ Says Do These 7 Things

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Bill and Melinda Gates back an implant that could prevent HIV

You don’t have to wait until after an infection to fight HIV. A technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis has you taking preemptive medicine on a regular basis, greatly reducing the chances that HIV will take root in the first place. Source: Bill and Melinda Gates back an implant that could prevent HIV

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Melinda Gates: We Can Honor MLK Jr Through Service

‘Changing the world doesn’t always look like changing the world.’ We remember Martin Luther King, Jr., of course, for his extraordinary leadership during the Civil Rights Movement, his insistence that nonviolence could be stronger than brutality, and the moral clarity of his letters and speeches. In fact, his work on behalf of civil rights was […]

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Gates Foundation to Invest Up to $140 Million in HIV Prevention Device

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing up to $140 million to support development of a tiny implantable drug pump it believes could help prevent people in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere from becoming infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Source: Gates Foundation to Invest Up to $140 Million in HIV Prevention Device

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Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill & Melinda Gates and Charitible Celebs receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

  The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The recipients include: Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill & Melinda Gates, Elouise Cobell, Vin Scully, […]

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Melinda Gates

Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French; August 15, 1964) is an American businesswoman,philanthropist and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is the wife of Bill Gates, whom she met while working at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta and Expedia. Reference Related News                       Bill & […]

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