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One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
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Bill and Melinda Gates said they'll continue their philanthropy work after their divorce. Here are their biggest projects, including spending nearly $2 billion to fight COVID-19.

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced they are to divorce. Ted S. Warren/AP Bill and Melinda Gates said their divorce wouldn't get in the way of their philanthropic work. The couple set up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, which focuses on health, education, and poverty. Here are the foundation's biggest projects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they're getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. They w...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Nigeria, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bill Gates, West Africa, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Time Magazine, Bill, Seattle, Philanthropy, Melinda Gates


Melinda French Gates will not change her name after her divorce, according to court documents

Melinda French Gates speaks onstage at a February 2019 event. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce, court documents show. Gates and her husband, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates, announced their divorce Monday. The two were married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, court documents show.Accordin...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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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...
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55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
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Kamala Harris was just sworn in as the first female vice president in US history. Here are 35 of the most powerful women in 2021.

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images First ladies, political figures, and prominent businesswomen hold great power in the US. Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has served for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


35 of the most powerful women in 2021

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning mon...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


Bill Gates has been unseated as the world's second-richest person. Here's how he spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates, who has an estimated net worth of $129 billion, is no longer the world's second-richest person. Elon Musk unseated Gates' title, but Gates is still one of three people in the world with a net worth over $100 billion. While Gates indulges in a few luxuries, they make up only a fraction of his fortune. He mainly spends his billions on charity through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and plans t...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Australia, California, Washington, New York City, Nigeria, US, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Wealth


Melinda Gates says the economy is 'built on the backs of women's unpaid labor' and if Congress won't do something to fix it, the US won't be able to fully reopen

Melinda Gates proposed the question: How does our economy actually function? The answer, she said, is on the foundation caregivers lay. John Lamparski/Getty Images Speaking at Thursday's 2020 Texas Conference for Women, billionaire philanthropist and investor Melinda Gates spoke out about how political and corporate leaders need to address childcare and eldercare in America.  She said the US economy is "built on the backs of women's unpaid labor" and that leaders need to embr...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Politico, US, America, Trends, Strategy, Diversity, Bill Gates, Bill, Inequality, Melinda Gates, Gates, Nordic, Mckinsey


Inside Ellevest: How a female-focused wealth firm founded by one of the most powerful women on Wall Street with $80 million in funding faces an uphill battle standing out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations.  For more stories like this, sign up here for o...
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Inside Ellevest: Why $80 million and one of the most powerful women on Wall Street isn't enough to stand out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations. And at least six software engineers left the co...
Tags: Google, Post, Valerie Jarrett, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Linkedin, Hillary Clinton, Ubs, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Connor, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Melinda Gates


Inside Ellevest: Why $80 million and one of the most powerful women on Wall Street isn't standing out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations. And at least six software engineers left the co...
Tags: Google, Post, Valerie Jarrett, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Ubs, Merrill Lynch, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Connor, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Melinda Gates


The Gates Foundation is funding a project that plans to offer home-testing kits for coronavirus

Bill and Melinda Gates to the rescue?The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding a project stemming from the Seattle Flu Study which aims to provide people who believe they may have contracted the novel coronavirus with home testing kits, The Seattle Times reports. Upon request, the kits would be delivered within a matter of hours, and the swabs would then be sent in for analysis with results expected back in one or two days. Per the Times, it could be off the ground in the coming weeks.The S...
Tags: News, White House, United States, Bill, Times, Seattle, Melinda Gates, Gates Foundation, Trump, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle Times, Scott Dowell


14 celebrities who limit their children's screen time and tech use

How much screen time to allow for children is one of the biggest debates of modern parenting. Some famous figures, like Bill Gates, raised their children mostly tech-free.  Other celebrities, like Jennifer Lopez and Angelina Jolie, strictly limit their children's screen time throughout the week.  Here is how 14 famous people limit their children's exposure to technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. How much screen time to allow for children is one of the biggest debat...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, London, Instagram, Microsoft, Obama, White House, Trends, Cisco, Netflix, Williams, New York Times, Bill Gates, David Beckham, Reddit, Michelle Obama


16 must-read books that Bill Gates recommended this year

Bill Gates, the world's richest man, is an avid reader. We've rounded up all the books he recommended in 2019. Gates was particularly drawn to fiction titles this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If Bill Gates' bookshelf could talk, it would have a lot to say about how to create a better society. The billionaire's reading recommendations for 2019 offer lessons on how to sleep better, raise children to be successful, and empathize more often.  In true Gates fashion, th...
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Barack Obama’s Spring 2019 Book Recommendations

In a recent Facebook post, President Obama 1 shared a few books that he’s been reading recently. At the tippy top is Melinda Gates’ The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. When you lift up women, you lift up everybody — families, communities, entire countries. That’s not just the right approach; it’s backed up by research and countless real-world examples. In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs int...
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Bill Gates said that Trump speaks in the third-person in leaked video from a Gates Foundation meeting

Leaked footage from a Gates Foundation question-and-answer sessions shows Bill Gates slamming President Trump. The billionaire Microsoft founder said that Trump referred to himself in the third-person as  "Trump." He also said that Trump mentioned his daughter's looks. Trump apparently confused HPV, a mostly mild virus, and HIV, which leads to AIDS if untreated, during two separate meetings with Gates. What do billionaires and industry leaders say about President Trump when they're behind ...
Tags: Microsoft, White House, NFL, Trends, Bill Gates, Philadelphia Eagles, Msnbc, Melinda Gates, Gates, Gates Foundation, Trump, Jeffrey Lurie


Bill Gates says Trump speaks in the 3rd person in a leaked video from a Gates Foundation meeting

Leaked footage from a Gates Foundation question-and-answer session shows Bill Gates slamming President Donald Trump. The billionaire Microsoft founder said Trump referred to himself in the third person, as "Trump." He also said Trump mentioned Gates' daughter's looks. Trump apparently confused HPV, a mostly mild virus, and HIV, which can lead to the onset of AIDS, during two separate meetings with Gates.  What do billionaires and industry leaders say about President Donald Trump behind close...
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Bill Gates says that hiring and management is his biggest source of anxiety at work

During a live Q&A on Tuesday, a college student asked Bill Gates what worries him at work. Gates admitted that juggling the non-engineering components of running a business — hiring, managing, accounting — has made him feel nervous in the past. He added that the Trump administration's influence on the Gates Foundation's work also gives him anxiety. Over the past four decades, Bill Gates has launched Microsoft, donated billions toward furthering global health, and become the second richest pe...
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Melinda Gates: President Trump’s ‘Misguided’ Budget Shows U.S. Doesn’t Care About Women and Children

The philanthropist argues that cuts in international health programs can harm Americans back home
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Angela Merkel clings to top spot in Forbes 100 most powerful women list

German chancellor beats Theresa May, Melinda Gates and Sheryl Sandberg to first place, despite hit to authority in electionsHer stature may have taken a hit after the recent German elections, in which she won a fourth term as chancellor with diminished authority, but Angela Merkel remains the most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes. Merkel has topped the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women for the seventh consecutive year, and for the 12th time in total. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Technology, Germany, Angela Merkel, Women, Life and style, UK News, World news, US news, Hillary Clinton, Theresa May, Nicola Sturgeon, Michelle Obama, Jk Rowling, Melinda Gates


Where is Global Health Headed?

Image:  One of the richest philanthropic organizations is envisioning a world with fewer US dollars for aid—and it’s a global health nightmare.The from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation comes at a crucial time when financial commitments to international development are shrinking.The White House’s plans to contribute significantly fewer funds to areas it once championed are a major concern for philanthropists like the Gates Foundation.“We don’t have some special stash that we keep i...
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Obama: GOP’s efforts to repeal health care ‘aggravating’

Former President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the stage after speaking during the Goalkeepers Conference hosts by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Melinda Gates, right, laughs as former President Barack Obama, left, speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalke...
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Obama: Respond to setbacks, challenges with push forward

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama urged people working to better the world not to be discouraged when it seemed like progress was stalled or being rolled back, but to challenge themselves to keep making a difference. The Democrat spoke Wednesday at a summit on global issues hosted by Bill and Melinda Gates. […]
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Barack Obama has a one-question test that proves how good the world is today

Former President Barack Obama knows the world is getting better, and he can prove it with one question. At the Goalkeepers 2017 conference, held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today in New York, Obama gave a keynote address in which he shared a one-question test to demonstrate how humanity is making progress. "If you had to choose one moment in history in which to be born, and you didn't know in advance whether you were going to be male or female, which country you were going to be fro...
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READ: Obama's speech at Gates Foundation

Former President Barack Obama delivered this keynote address Wednesday during an event sponsored by Bill and Melinda Gates' organization.
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Sell Trump on foreign aid? Melinda Gates vows to try

The Gates Foundation is determined to find a way to work with the administration, but the Gateses won’t ask the billionaire president to take the “giving pledge” — at least not right away.
Tags: Health, Science, News, Local Politics, Local News, Melinda Gates, Gates Foundation, Trump, Nation & World Politics


Obama Presidential Medal of Freedom Picks Show Opposite Intent

Anybody feel any freer from this horse and pony show with the Community Organizer on Chief giving awards to agenda-advancing One Percenters? (Screen capture from award ceremony video by the White House.) Oath Keepers U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “For the last time before he leaves office, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday, bestowing it on 21 stars of Silicon Valley, Hollywood, sports and rock, who created a glittering assembly even for the White House,” the L...
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Guns, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, George Carlin, Tom Hanks, Hillary Clinton, United States, Michael Jordan, Jeb Bush, Robert De Niro, The White House, Bill, Hillary, Melinda Gates


President Obama names 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

Lost in the shuffle over the past two weeks — with the focus on the incoming presidential administration and the Thanksgiving holiday — was President Obama’s awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 21 worthy recipients. The Presidential 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 o...
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