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The incredible life and career rise of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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The incredible life of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
Tags: Personal Finance, Education, Microsoft, Obama, Bono, Life, Finance, Stanford, Africa, Time, US, Careers, America, Trends, Features, United States


Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
Tags: Asia, Business, Florida, News, Microsoft, Washington, Life, Finance, Africa, US, America, Trends, Wealth, United States, Arkansas, Bill Gates


Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
Tags: Florida, Marriage, Microsoft, Bono, Life, Finance, Africa, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Ted, Relationship, Features, Munich, Nelson Mandela


‘We took a huge risk’: the Indian firm making more Covid jabs than anyone

Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of the Serum Institute of India, on vaccines, regulation and what comes next Adar Poonawalla, 40, is the chief executive of the Serum Institute of India (SII), the Pune-based, family-owned vaccine manufacturer that is producing more Covid-19 vaccines by dose than any other in the world. For now it’s the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine rolling off its production lines, but SII has signed contracts with three other developers – Novavax, Codagenix and SpyBiotech – al...
Tags: Medicine, Life, India, World Health Organization, Mumbai, Gates Foundation, US UK, Cyrus, Laura Spinney, Pune, Serum Institute of India, SII, Adar Poonawalla, Serum Institute of India SII, COVID, Haffkine Institute


‘Finally paid off’: Adar Poonawalla thanks PM Modi, DCGI after Covishield gets final approval

Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Serum Institute of India, thanked all stakeholders after Covishield got final nod in India.(REUTERS) ‘Finally paid off’: Adar Poonawalla thanks PM Modi, DCGI after Covishield gets final approval Even before getting the approval from the apex drug controller of India, Serum Institute of India stockpiled about 40-50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, taking a major risk. By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times,...
Tags: News, Life, India, Astrazeneca, Bill, Oxford University, Gates Foundation, Forbes, Gavi, Melinda Gates Foundation, Serum Institute of India, Drugs Controller General of India DCGI, Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR, Adar Poonawalla, Covishield, Dr Harsh Vardhan


India plans immediate production of Oxford vaccine to combat Covid-19

The Serum Institute of India is aiming to have 100 million doses ready by December for an inoculation drive and the country will be given first priority for delivery of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine. Article on Yahoo UK With British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical, AstraZeneca reporting that its Covid-19 vaccine is 70% effective without any serious side effects, the announcement came like a shot in the arm for most Indians. In the western city of Pune, Cyrus Poonawalla, founder of the Se...
Tags: Medicine, Life, India, Narendra Modi, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Gates Foundation, Gavi Alliance, Moderna, Serum Institute of India, Cyrus Poonawalla, SII, Serum Institute of India SII, Serum Institute of India the world, AstraZeneca Oxford


Inside the almost 30-year friendship of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, who didn't even want to meet and now have each other on speed dial

Both Gates and Buffett credit their tremendous success to their laser focus. Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have been best friends for almost 30 years. Initially, they weren't interested in meeting each other — but they hit it off right away. They've partnered on political and philanthropic ventures, and mentored each other along the way. To mark Buffett's 90th birthday, Gates wrote in a blog post that, "of all the things I’ve learned from Warren, the most important thing might be what fr...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Microsoft, Yahoo, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Friendship, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Features, New York Times, Billionaires, Sheldon Adelson


The richest people in America, ranked

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The 16 richest Americans in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List are collectively worth more than $1 trillion. While tech moguls continue to dominate the top ranks, inherited wealth, like in the Walton family, also makes a strong appearance in the list.The four richest people in America are also the richest people in the world.On August 31, Elon Musk became the third-richest person in the world after Tesla stock split, causing shares to sha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Board of Directors, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella


Adar Poonawalla on producing a Covid-19 vaccine, handling the pressure and preparing for the future

Any other summer, Adar Poonawalla would’ve been aboard a yacht on the French Riviera. But Covid-19 upended all plans, and the CEO of the world’s largest vaccine company finds himself in the thick of the action Article by Che Kurrien | GQ India Few news stories today are being tracked with greater fervour across the globe than the race for a Covid-19 vaccine. And the privately held Serum Institute of India, the largest manufacturer of vaccines in the world by volume, is central to many of these...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Medicine, Life, China, India, US, Earth, United States, Bill Gates, Oxford, Oxford University, Mumbai, Skype, Gates


Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular forms of birth control: In the United States, about 12 percent of women between 15 and 49 use them. However, their effectiveness depends on being taken every day, and it is estimated that about 9 percent of women taking birth control pills become pregnant each year.MIT researchers are now developing an oral contraceptive that only has to be taken once a month, which could reduce unintended pregnancies that result from forgetting to take a daily dos...
Tags: Health, Biology, Medicine, Sex, Women, Mit, Medical Research, United States, Innovation, World Health Organization, Bill, Gates Foundation, University Of Southern California, Northeastern University, Melinda Gates Foundation, Brigham


Twitter Has Permanently Suspended Alex Jones & InfoWars

Update: September 6, 2018: A day after Alex Jones showed up at hearings on Capitol Hill, where Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey were testifying before Congress, he has been permanently suspended from Twitter. The company announced the suspension, adding that it included both Jones' personal account and the InfoWars accounts," based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ previous violations."Update: August 15, 20...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Fashion, Music, Congress, Capitol Hill, Jack Dorsey, Sandy Hook, Gates Foundation, Jones, Sheryl Sandberg, Dorsey, Newsroom, Alex Jones


Twitter Has Temporarily Suspended Alex Jones

Update: August 15, 2018: Twitter has temporarily suspended InfoWars creator Alex Jones. According to The New York Times, Jones will be prohibited from tweeting or retweeting from his account for seven days. The call came after Jones posted a link to a video that Twitter said incited violence, which is against the platform's rules.Before now, Twitter had not taken any action against Jones, who was banned last week from Apple, Facebook, and YouTube.This piece was originally published on August 8,...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Fashion, Music, Samsung, Jack Dorsey, Sandy Hook, Gates Foundation, Jones, Dorsey, Newsroom, Alex Jones, Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Knight


Twitter Speaks Out About Why It Isn't Banning InfoWars Creator Alex Jones

Alex Jones has spread conspiracies about everything from 9/11 (“an inside job ”) to the Gates Foundation (“a eugenics operation ”) to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School (“it's actors playing different parts of different people ”). He’s done so through his site, InfoWars, as well as his presence on pages and channels on Facebook, YouTube, and other major online platforms, where his followers number in the millions.In recent weeks, there has been a growing call for tech companies to enf...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Fashion, Music, Jack Dorsey, Sandy Hook, Gates Foundation, Jones, Dorsey, Newsroom, Alex Jones, Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Knight, Facebook YouTube


Apple, YouTube, Facebook, & Spotify Take A Stand Against InfoWars Creator Alex Jones

Alex Jones has spread conspiracies about everything from 9/11 (“an inside job ”) to the Gates Foundation (“a eugenics operation ”) to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School (“it's actors playing different parts of different people ”). He’s done so through his site, InfoWars, as well as his presence on pages and channels on Facebook, YouTube, and other major online platforms, where his followers number in the millions.In recent weeks, there has been a growing call for tech companies to enf...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Spotify, Fashion, Music, Sandy Hook, Gates Foundation, Jones, Newsroom, Alex Jones, Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Knight, Facebook YouTube, Infowars, Sleeping Giants, FacebookFacebook


6 things gay billionaire Peter Thiel could learn from straight billionaire Warren Buffett

One of the strange effects of the through-the-looking-glass presidency of Donald Trump is just who passes for a national icon. There was, of course, the spectacle of Trump’s inauguration, which was a parade of B-list entertainers and has-beens. Then there are the Cabinet appointees, many of whom would not be counted among the best and brightest even in the event of being sole survivors of a nuclear holocaust (not to give the president ideas). And then there’s our Peter Thiel. Thi...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Feature, Hbo, Politics, Lifestyle, America, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Paypal, New Zealand, Peter Thiel, Treasury, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley


Would You Inject Your Own Birth Control? These Women Already Are

Before the birth of her first child last year, Warom Molly had never used hormonal birth control. But at her daughter Bethel’s postnatal checkup in Gulu, Uganda, Warom knew exactly which method she wanted: Sayana Press, a three-month, progestin-only contraceptive shot that is self-injectable.Following this hospital visit, Warom would receive some training on self-injection, and then get to take home a dose to administer herself. This “do-it-yourself” option represents a radical and potentially ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Senegal, Uganda, Pfizer, Burkina Faso, Bill, Niger, Gates Foundation, Rosemary, Bethel, Melinda Gates Foundation, Saharan Africa, Guttmacher Institute, Gulu Uganda, Wambach


Why It's Time To Close The Gender Gap In Unions, Too

Photo: Courtesy of AFL-CIO. The leadership of the largest federation of unions in the country voted on Thursday to endorse presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president. The AFL-CIO is made up of 56 unions representing some 12.5 million workers."Hillary Clinton is a proven leader who shares our values," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said in a statement. "Throughout the campaign, she has demonstrated a strong commitment to the issues that matter...
Tags: Fashion, Music, White House, America, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hillary Clinton, Pope Francis, Portland, AFL, Gates Foundation, AFL CIO, Richard Trumka, Shuler



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