GLM Highlight in Success & Personal Development – Melinda Gates –

Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates was chosen to be honored as one of our GLM Highlights in Success & Personal Development. Melinda is an American businesswoman and philanthropist. She is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the wife of Bill Gates. She worked at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta and Expedia. Melinda was chosen for her continuous philanthropic efforts and her passionate quest to make contraception globally accessible to all. Through her initiative, the gates foundation has funded 11 new contraceptive designs to decrease the number of unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Melinda is consistently recognized for her services to philanthropy and international development. Together Melinda and Bill Gates have donated over $30 billion dollars to the foundation.