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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


‘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


Bill Gates has warned of an impending pandemic for years. Here's how he's dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, from pledging $100 million to fight the outbreak to becoming Warren Buffett's 'scientific adviser.'

Bill Gates. Gus Ruelas/Reuters For years, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates has warned the world of a severe, impending pandemic. In a 2015 TED Talk, Gates said that "we're not ready for the next epidemic." In 2017, Gates wrote in an op-ed article for Business Insider that the next epidemic could be "a super contagious and deadly strain of the flu." Gates has called the coronavirus a "once-in-a-century pathogen," and his charitable organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has comm...
Tags: New York, Microsoft, Washington, Life, US, Trends, Features, Rome, Xi Jinping, Bill Gates, Alibaba, Food And Drug Administration, Argentina, Who, Cbs, Berkshire Hathaway


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


Indian drug mogul says Americans will pay too much for the Covid vaccine—and wants to change that

Adar Poonawalla is seizing on the Covid-19 fight to try to break down the policies protecting Big Pharma. Adar Poonawalla, chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India Ltd., says he’s in talks with Washington about clearing the way to sell some of his company’s earlier vaccine products in the U.S. market as low-cost generics. | Dhiraj Singh/Getty Images By SARAH WHEATON | Politico Adar Poonawalla may be the most important figure in the global vaccine race who isn’t working in a laborato...
Tags: Europe, Medicine, Microsoft, Congress, Washington, Life, India, Africa, Eu, West, Canada, Bill Gates, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Novartis, Bill


From hunger to abuse: how Covid-19 has affected women worldwide

Experts fear the pandemic may set gender equality back decades. Here, seven women explain the struggles it has brought and their hopes for the futureMore men than women may have contracted Covid-19 around the world, but experts have warned that the pandemic may set gender equality back by decades.Melinda Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said in a paper this week that policymakers risked prolonging the crisis and slowing economic recovery if they ignored the gendered ...
Tags: Science, Women, Life and style, World news, Global development, Bill, Melinda Gates, Melinda Gates Foundation, Women's rights and gender equality, Coronavirus outbreak


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


Revolutionary Self-Lubricating Condoms

Other than gimmicky changes like colors, textures and flavors, condoms have remained relatively the same over the past 50 years—Lelo‘s efforts at a structural overhaul with HEX aside. However, a new self-lubricating condom, designed as part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s competition, might just revolutionize the industry. Created to encourage safer sex, this condom remains lubricated for “1,000 cycles (scientific speak for thrusts), which …
Tags: Health, Science, Design, Medicine, Sex, Tech, Bill, Wellbeing, Condoms, Melinda Gates Foundation, LELO, Safe Sex


Bill and Melinda Gates have invested $140 million in new PrEp pump device

For those currently on PrEP, the days of having to take a pill every day could be numbered. Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company Intarcia Therapeutics is moving forward with plans to market a subcutaneous device that would deliver a daily dose of the anti-retroviral medicine. Related: Bill Gates Continues Mission To Save World, You They’ve just secured $206 million in funding to better research the mini-osmotic pump; a tiny implant that is inserted beneath the skin in order to treat chron...
Tags: Feature, Life, Massachusetts, Aids, Hiv, Lifestyle, Bill Gates, Bill, Melinda Gates, Wall Street Journal, Marriage Equality, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Truvada, Prep, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation


Innovations fund aims to save women and newborn babies in Africa

$7m Grand Challenges scheme invites African researchers to find solutions to the continent’s high rates of maternal and neonatal deathPublic health experts in east Africa have hailed an initiative that will fund research on the continent in the hope of fostering African innovation.The $7m (£5.7m) Grand Challenges Africa innovation seed grants programme – funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and coordinated by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Nepad Agency Alliance for Acce...
Tags: Health, Africa, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Uganda, Global development, Bill, Maternal mortality, Maternal health, Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Health


Were These Tech Giants Considered For Hillary Clinton's VP?

Apple rules over Silicon Valley, but could it have had a presence in the White House, too? That's what a stolen email from John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chair, seems to suggest. Gizmodo uncovered the email after WikiLeaks released it earlier this week.The email, sent this past March, includes a supposed list of vice presidential candidates. While there are some more established political names on the list (including Tim Kaine, the Virginia senator whom Clinton announced as her runni...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, New York, Cook, Microsoft, Obama, White House, Virginia, General Motors, Hillary Clinton, Mary Barra, Howard Schultz, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Bill


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



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