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Melinda Gates calls on Corporate America to provide paid parental leave for new dads and moms - CNBC

The workplace is not designed for families, and that needs to change, philanthropist Melinda Gates says. "We need to have a good, paid family medical leave policy," says the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation in 2015 ...

Princess Shyngle cautions Michael Essien's wife - YEN.COM.GH

The youngest of them all, DJ Switch joins renowned personalities including Melinda Gates, Bill Gates, Ed Sheeran, Fatoumata Diawara, Nancy Kacungira, The Brooklyn Youth Chorus and a host of other carefully selected speakers from around the world to ...

Beauty And Brains: Ex Model Builds Ecommerce Empire Leveraging Beauty Industry Knowledge - Digital Journal

From college dropout to multimillionaire within two short years, Corey Pattakos's story closely resembles that of highly successful businessmen such as Bill Gates, Lary Ellison and Amancio Ortega, who founded giant corporations such as Microsoft ...

PM takes message on investment in Africa to the UN - The Voice Online

Philanthropist Bill Gates, who shares the PM's vision for investing in Africa's youth, is also expected to speak at the event. It's reported that the PM will challenge attendees to invest in Africa to create more of the jobs that transform lives as ...

DJ Switch to perform for Bill Gates - YEN.COM.GH

The youngest of them all, DJ Switch joins renowned personalities including Melinda Gates, Bill Gates, Ed Sheeran, Fatoumata Diawara, Nancy Kacungira, The Brooklyn Youth Chorus and a host of other carefully selected speakers from around the world to ...

Global philanthropist Melinda Gates on why empowerment begins at home - ELLE India

Global philanthropist Melinda Gates works hard to help empower women around the world, and right now she's honing in on the young women in Africa. In the latest report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation tracking health, education and gender ...

Want to chase your dreams? Learn from Ma, make millions in tech industry and retire early - India Today

These others include the likes of Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft who too retired to focus on philanthropy when he was on top of his game, as well as the likes of Tristan Harris and Sean Parker who might not have been as rich as Gates but then ...

'Surge in financing' needed to transform the world: UN chief - indiablooms

Bill Gates underlined the ways in which philanthropic organizations, such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, play an important role in advancing the system, using innovative tools that allow them to invest in new technologies, make innovation ...

Another global financial crisis for developing countries? - Malaysiakini

COMMENT | George Soros, Bill Gates and other pundits have been predicting another financial crisis. In their recent book, 'Revolution Required: The Ticking Bombs of the G7 Model', Peter Dittus and Herve Hamoun, former senior officials of the Bank of ...

H-2B Foreign Workers Sue Billionaires Club for Wage Theft, Poor Treatment - Breitbart News

A ski resort frequented by billionaires like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates is being sued by a group of Jamaican nationals who were brought to the United States to take blue-collar seasonal jobs. The Yellowstone Club in Montana has been ...

Broadband battle for tiny Far North town - Stuff.co.nz

They're an "incredibly diverse" bunch of professional people living in a tiny historic town in the Hokianga. Residents living in Kohukohu include a National Geographic photographer, a filmmaker, international artist, a former lawyer and "Bill Gates ...

Commentary: Do business moguls like Elon Musk deserve their handsome pay? - Channel NewsAsia

From Steve Jobs and Bill Gates onwards, the heroic owner of a tech company has become a familiar figure in the global business pages. Characters like Elon Musk (PayPal), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Sergey Brin (Google) and Travis ...

Billionaires' Yellowstone Club Sued For Stiffing Jamaican Staff - Financial Advisor Magazine

Among about 110 cooks, servers, bartenders and housekeepers who were allegedly recruited in Jamaica with promises of tips that could amount to $600 a night, one of the men suing said he believes he prepared meals for Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Mark ...

Photo: DJ Switch in USA to perform for Bill Gates - GhanaCrusader (press release)

Ghanaian 11 years olds disc jockey, Erica Tandoh (DJ Switch), who's also 2017 winner of TV3's Talented Kids contest is in the United States of America to perform for BIll Gates. The ward winning DJ took to her Facebook page to announce to her fans this ...

Jamaican staff sue exclusive US resort for cheating them of payments - rjrnewsonline.com

One of the men suing said he believes he prepared meals for Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Mark Zuckerberg. According to the complaint filed Thursday in federal court in Butte, Montana, instead of getting ample pay, the Jamaicans "found themselves ...

Scientists Concerned Over What Would Happen If Mosquitoes Die Off - RealClearLife

A Bill Gates-backed nonprofit research consortium, Target Malaria, is developing genetically modified mosquitoes to suppress populations of the bugs that spread malaria, reports The Atlantic. The technology is controversial because it is new, and even ...

Nigeria Must Invest In Human Capital To Ameliorate Poverty – Bill Gates - Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Former Microsoft Chief and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, has restated the need for African governments, especially Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to invest more in human development as this is the ...

The One Thing Melinda Gates Will Keep Forever Is an Apple III - Popular Mechanics

For their new book, Bill Shapiro and Naomi Wax talked to hundreds of people—counterfeiter, Eagle Scout, astronaut, Melinda Gates—about the one thing they hold onto far past the point of practicality, and why it still matters. This Apple III was a ...

Vegan Meat Investor Bill Gates Wants to End Global Malnutrition With Better Access to Healthy Food - LIVEKINDLY

If Bill Gates could eliminate one global issue, it would be malnutrition. Bill, along with his wife and fellow philanthropist Melinda, recently sat down with Susan Goldberg, editor in chief of National Geographic, in order to discuss how the Bill and ...

Opinion: Big Tech is in the crosshairs of regulation - MarketWatch

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William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, together with Paul Allen, he co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

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Gates in June 2015
Born William Henry Gates III
(1955-10-28) October 28, 1955 (age 61)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Residence Medina, Washington, U.S.
Alma mater Harvard University (drop out)
Years active 1975–present
Net worth US$84 billion (December 2016)
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Spouse(s) Melinda Gates (m. 1994)
Children 3
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William H. Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, together with Paul Allen, he co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009, and has been since 2014. Between 2009 and 2014, his wealth doubled from US$40 billion to more than US$82 billion. Between 2013 and 2014, his wealth increased by US$15 billion. Gates is currently the richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$84 billion as of December 2016.

Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He has been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive, an opinion that has in some cases been upheld by numerous court rulings. Later in his career, Gates pursued a number of philanthropic endeavors, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, established in 2000.

Gates stepped down as chief executive officer of Microsoft in January 2000. He remained as chairman and created the position of chief software architect for himself. In June 2006, Gates announced that he would be transitioning from full-time work at Microsoft to part-time work, and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He gradually transferred his duties to Ray Ozzie (chief software architect) and Craig Mundie (chief research and strategy officer). Ozzie later left the company. Gates' last full-time day at Microsoft was June 27, 2008. He stepped down as chairman of Microsoft, in February 2014, taking on a new post as technology adviser to support newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella.


Bill Gates Chats with Ellen for the First Time

For the first time ever, Bill Gates sat down with Ellen, and he chatted about becoming a young billionaire, the trampoline room in his house, and the outstanding ...

'A Conversation with Bill Gates' Q&A at Harvard University

Join Bill for a wide-ranging student Q&A hosted by Provost Alan Garber and Dean Frank Doyle. Bill will take questions from the audience about various areas of ...

Billionaire Bill Gates Guesses Grocery Store Prices

Ellen tested Microsoft mogul Bill Gates' knowledge of grocery store prices with a game of "Bill's Grocery Bills."

Bill Gates: 'Trump is open-minded'

As the Gates Foundation launches its report on progress in the fight against poverty, the philanthropist talks to Polly Toynbee about the challenges ahead. Gates ...

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Bill Gates Dishes About President Donald Trump Meetings In Exclusive Video | All In | MSNBC

Bill Gates talks about avoiding President Trump, bizarre questions about vaccines, and Trump-style stunts in exclusive video obtained by All In. » Subscribe to ...