• ‘Treat Women With More Respect:' Bill and Melinda Gates Call Out Trump in Their Annual Letter

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    For the tenth edition of the Gates Foundation's annual letter , billionaire couple Bill and Melinda Gates have taken a different approach-tackling the top ten questions questions they are frequently asked.
    While this year's edition maintains the optimism and candor of letters past, the couple hopes that the format of and information provided in their 2018 letter will allow readers to be "just as optimistic" as they are.
    The questions range from the personal, such as, "Are you imposing your values on other cultures?" to the political: "What do you have to show for the billions you've spent...
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  • Bill and Melinda Gates have spent billions on US education - but they are not yet satisfied with the results

    Bill and Melinda Gates have spent billions on US education - but they are not yet satisfied with the results

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funneled billions in funding toward improving US education and raising public high school graduation rates.
    In Bill and Melinda's annual letter, Bill writes that schools around the country are still "falling short on important metrics."
    The foundation's new strategy focuses on listening to teacher feedback, and funding programs that are specific to each community.
    On Tuesday, Bill and Melinda Gates published their annual letter. In it, the pair answers 10 questions that people often ask them.
    One question wonders what they "have to show" for the...
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  • Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about their giving

    7 days ago - By Washington Post


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  • Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America

    7 days ago - By Chron

    KIRKLAND, Wash. - Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other.
    In an interview with The Associated Press, the couple said they're concerned about President Donald Trump's "America first" worldview. They've made known their differences with the president and his party on issues including foreign aid, taxes and protections for immigrant youth in the country illegally.
    And...
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  • Bill And Melinda Answer 10 Tough Questions About The Gates Foundation

    7 days ago - By Fast Company

    From criticisms about their efforts to fight climate change to what they think of Trump, hear the philanthropists address criticisms of their work in their annual letter.
    At the Gates Foundation, Melinda and Bill Gates command a $40 billion endowment aimed at improving health, and eradicating hunger and poverty in developing counties. To a lesser degree, the foundation also works to improve the U.S. educational system. On average, the organization doles out more than $4 billion in grants each year.
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