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Most Americans support CEOs speaking out on inequality, racism, and diversity, new survey shows

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman has become an outspoken advocate for leaders paying their workers fair wages.Evan Agostini/AP 63% of Americans believe CEOs "have a responsibility to take a stand" on societal issues. That's according to a recent poll conducted by the nonprofit research firm JUST Capital. The survey found Americans support CEOs speaking out on climate change and income inequality.  Since the summer of 2020, there's been debate in the business and political community over ...
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34 Top LinkedIn Influencers

In a nutshell, LinkedIn influencers are people who excel at their professions. They come from various industries around the world and are selected by invitation only. They are innovators, experts and thought leaders in a number of industries who produce quality content. Following is a list of 34 of these top voices and some info on each. What is a LinkedIn Influencer? These thought leaders focus on more than promoting a personal brand. The type of content they write deals with issues and tren...
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Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter hints that their divorce has been 'challenging'

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates. Elaine Thompson/AP Jennifer Gates told Vogue the past year has been "challenging," partially citing family changes. Her parents divorced in August, after 27 years of marriage. They said they could no longer "grow together," but would try to keep working on their foundation. Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, hinted that her parents' divorce has been "challenging" in a new interview with Vogue."It's been a challe...
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Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter Jennifer is married! See photos from her wedding

Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, got married over the weekend in a custom Vera Wang Haute dress.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Melinda, Bill Gates walk Jennifer Gates down the aisle in lavish weekend wedding festivities

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates walked their daughter Jennifer Gates down the aisle Saturday ahead of her "I Do" moment with fellow...
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Philanthropies Pledge Billions During UN Meeting

Bill and Melinda Gates’ private foundation announced Thursday it will spend more than $900 million over the next five years to curb global malnutrition.
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Going to bat for girls everywhere, 19-year-old UCLA student is already steeped in world diplomacy

Zuriel Oduwole is a diplomat, a documentarian, an influencer and the cofounder of a nonprofit fighting for equal access to education for girls and ending child marriages around the world. Oh, and she just turned 19 last month. Oduwole is a Santa Clarita resident and a junior at UCLA studying cognitive development, where her classmates may not be aware that she’s traveled around the planet, been deeply engaged in United Nations programs and has made seven documentary films that have earned awards...
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Bill Gates said he and Melinda French Gates would try to keep working together after their divorce

Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates. Getty Images/Getty Images for Global Citizen Bill Gates spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper about his divorce. He said he and Melinda French Gates would try work together on their foundation after their divorce. "We are communicating and working at the foundation, so that partnership we're going to try and continue." See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates discussed his divorce from Melinda French Gates in a Wednesday CNN intervie...
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Bill Gates discusses his marriage, his past ties to Jeffrey Epstein, and Microsoft's alleged toxic workplace culture in new interview

Gates, as chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,attends a global health conference put on by the United Nations on September 25, 2008 in New York. Don Emmert/Getty Images Bill Gates spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday - his first public appearance since his divorce was finalized. Gates opened up about his divorce, his past ties to Jeffrey Epstein, and Microsoft's alleged toxic workplace culture. Gates and Melinda French Gates, officially divorced on Monday, ending ...
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Bill's Single Again, Folks

It finally happened. After 27 years, millions of dollars and a few lucrative book deals between them, Bill and Melinda Gates finalized their divorce on Monday, marking the end of one of the most wholesome power couples of our time—or at least, formerly wholesome. Ever since the two announced their impending split last…Read more...
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Bill and Melinda Gates have finalized their divorce

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are officially divorced, after a judge approved their split on Monday.
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Bill and Melinda Gates finalize their divorce

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are officially divorced, after a judge approved their split on Monday.
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Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are officially divorced, according to just-released court documents

Separation agreements, like the one between Bill and Melinda Gates, is one way to keep details of a divorce out of public courts. REUTERS/Kamil Zihnioglu/Pool A judge signed off on the divorce between Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates on Monday. The former couple announced they were splitting up in May. They had been married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates have officially divorced after a judge finalized their split on...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are now officially divorced

Melinda French Gates’ petition for divorce, filed to the court in May, stated that the couple’s relationship was “irretrievably broken.”
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Gates Foundation staff are 'freaking out' about the nonprofit's future as Bill and Melinda divorce, an insider reportedly said

Bill and Melinda Gates head up the Gates Foundation. LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images Gates Foundation staff are "freaking out" about its future, a former exec told the Financial Times. Staff worry that "the credibility and standing of the foundation is in jeopardy," they said. Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates will continue as co-chairs for at least two years. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former top executive at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has said that s...
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sets 2-year, post-divorce power share trial

By HALELUYA HADERO | Associated Press NEW YORK — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates will continue to work together as co-chairs of their foundation even after their planned divorce. However, if after two years Gates and French Gates decide they cannot continue in their roles, French Gates will resign her positions as co-chair and trustee, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday. If French Gates resigns, Gates would essentially buy her out of the foundation, one of the world’s ...
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Gates Foundation agrees break-up back-up plan

The deal would give Melinda Gates the option to resign and receive "personal resources" for further charity work.
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Melinda French Gates can resign from the Gates Foundation in 2 years if she and Bill cannot work together

Bill and Melinda Gates take part in a discussion on January, 22, 2015 in Brussels. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates have agreed to work as co-chairs of the Gates foundation for 2 years. If they cannot continue to work together, Melinda will resign, The New York Times reported. The billionaire couple announced their divorce in May 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will step down as co-chair of the Gates Founda...
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Bill Gates, Linux and internet pet feeders - the most fascinating tech tales to read this weekend

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of the Insider Tech weekly newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Looking for the real Bill Gates;Hangry cat vs internet pet feeder;Linux has an aging problem. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Happy 4th of July! In honor of the holiday weekend, we're doing things a bit differently in this week's newsletter and rounding up some our best long reads from the past month. So whether you're at th...
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A meeting with Bill Gates was 'just an opportunity to get yelled at,' according to a former Microsoft exec

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates in the 1980s with Bookshelf, a new compact disc for computers which holds all the information contained in the books pictured. Doug Wilson/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images/Getty Images Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce in May after nearly three decades of marriage. Insiders say there's a different side of Gates than the nerdy tech CEO known to the public. Four women who worked with Gates at Microsoft told Insider he was brash and ho...
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Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates reportedly view their foundation as 'their fourth child'

Bill and Melinda Gates take part in a discussion on January, 22, 2015 in Brussels. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates see their foundation as "their fourth child," according to WSJ. The Gates Foundation is committing $2.1 billion to gender equality efforts, the Journal reported. The two have said they will remain co-chairs of the foundation despite their May divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates...
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Bill Gates hosted nude pool parties and 'got drunk pretty easily,' insiders say

Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Bill Gates went to a Seattle all-nude strip club and invited them to come swim in his pool, according to biographer James Wallace. Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage in May. Reports that Gates had an affair and accusations he had hit on Microsoft employees quickly followed. You can read our full investigation into Gates here. During Microsoft's early days in the late 80's and...
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$40B Pledged for Gender Equality, With $2B From Gates Group

The U.N.-sponsored global gathering for gender equality generated about $40 billion in pledges towards aiding women and girls on Wednesday, partly fueled by a significant $2.1 billion contribution from Bill and Melinda Gates’ namesake foundation.
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Billions pledged to tackle gender inequality at UN forum

Generation Equality Forum in Paris announces plans to radically speed up progress on women’s rightsBillions of pounds will be pledged to support efforts to tackle gender inequality this week at the largest international conference on women’s rights in more than 25 years.The Generation Equality Forum, hosted in Paris by UN Women and the governments of France and Mexico, will launch plans to radically speed up progress over the next five years. Continue reading...
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Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters May Be Needed for Some People Sooner Than Others

Covid-19 booster vaccines could eventually be needed for everyone, though some faster than others—at least, those are the apparent expectations coming from the World Health Organization. On Thursday, Reuters reported on WHO internal documents laying out their scenarios for the near future of the pandemic, including…Read more...
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Warren Buffett Resigns From Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (slashdot)

Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, announced his resignation as a trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday, according to a press release. Interesting Engineering reports: Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they were getting divorced in May of 2021. For many, it was an earth-shattering announcement, one that raises a host of questions about the future of their foundation and its quest to end disease worldwide. This latest announcement a...
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Warren Buffett Resigns From Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, announced his resignation as a trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday, according to a press release. Interesting Engineering reports: Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they were getting divorced in May of 2021. For many, it was an earth-shattering announcement, one that raises a host of questions about the future of their foundation and its quest to end disease worldwide. This latest announcement a...
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Warren Buffet resigns from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Buffet’s resignation comes just weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced they are divorcing.
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Melinda French Gates is reportedly meeting with White House officials and lawmakers to discuss paid leave for workers and other issues

Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates participates in a panel discussion during the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings April 20, 2017 Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Melinda French Gates is meeting with Biden officials and lawmakers on Capitol Hill, advisors told Axios. She would meet lawmakers this week to discuss issues such as paid leave, the advisors said. French Gates visited the White House on Monday to meet Chief of Staff Ron Klain, Axios reported. See ...
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Potatoes for McDonald's fries are reportedly grown on Bill Gates' farmland in fields so vast that you can see them from space

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates is the largest private farmland owner in the US. According to NBC, land that he owns in Washington state is used to grow potatoes that make McDonald's fries. These potato fields are reportedly so vast that you can see them from space. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates is the largest private farmland owner in the US - and according to a new report from NBC, potatoes that make McDonal...
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