Melinda Gates: "Nobody actually collects good data about women's lives"

“What gets measured is what gets done,” the longtime philanthropist says about investing in women.
Melinda Gates is trying to get more women and minorities in tech.
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Are powerful philanthropic groups good for education?

Aug 26, 2016
A new book looks at how groups like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are influencing public education.
Bill and Melinda Gates, founders of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, take part in a discussion organized by "The Economist" about expected breakthroughs in health, education, farming and banking.
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO: let's stack the deck for companies with 'charitable intent'

May 23, 2016
Dr. Desmond-Hellmann believes big philanthropy's future incorporates the private sector .
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, 2012
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