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"Gates is the feminist we all need; she has studied how broadening women's rights also raises their earning potential, which contributes to national development." -AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner

About the Author

Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world, Melinda Gates has dedicated her life to achieving transformational improvements in the health and prosperity of families, communities, and societies. Core to her work is empowering women and girls to help them realize their full potential. In 2015, Melinda created Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company that enables her to bring together other new and emerging strands of her advocacy and philanthropic work focused in the US. Melinda received a bachelor’s degree from Duke and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School. After joining Microsoft Corp. in 1987, she helped develop many of the company’s multimedia products. In 1996, Melinda left Microsoft to focus on her philanthropic work and family.

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  • File Size: 2398 KB
  • Print Length: 279 pages
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books (April 23, 2019)
  • Publication Date: April 23, 2019
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07FCJPWST
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,341 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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