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Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a lobbying group

The philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a new lobbying initiative called the Gates Policy Initiative. Here's what it will focus on.
"The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World" by Melinda Gates.

10 essential nonfiction books JPMorgan says everyone should read this summer

JPMorgan has released its 20th-annual summer reading list — 10 nonfiction books stretching from business to cook books.
Away cofounder Jen Rubio and Slack cofounder Stewart Butterfield are engaged.

The CEO of Slack and the president of Away just announced their engagement. Here are 15 power couples that rule the tech world.

Tech industry leaders are dating — and married to — prominent venture capitalists, models, athletes, and other powerful people.
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Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it

Melinda Gates, philanthropist and wife to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says women work 7 more years than men and get no credit or money for it.
Melinda Gates says the best leaders love those around them.

There’s one characteristic the best leaders in the world have, but most people are uncomfortable talking about it: love

The best leaders, from Nelson Mandela to workplace managers, show love for those around them, billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates says.

How to solve a problem with no apparent solution, according to top problem solver Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explains how to solve problems with no apparent solution.
Bill and Melinda Gates interacting with women of the Musahar community in their locality of Jamsaut village on 23 March 2011

A woman asked Melinda Gates to adopt and raise her 2 children, while holding one of them, because she was so poor

Melinda Gates, the billionaire philanthropist and wife of the Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, said a woman in India once gave her her children to raise.
Melinda Gates "shocked" Bill when telling him she planned to quit her job after getting pregnant.

Melinda Gates shocked Bill when she quit her high-powered Microsoft job because she ‘assumed’ women were supposed to stay home and raise k...

Melinda Gates 'assumed' she would need to stay home and raise her kids while Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates stayed at his job.
While Bill Gates was CEO of Microsoft, he still found time to drop off his daughter to school.

Something interesting happened when Bill Gates started driving his daughter to school

Melinda Gates said when her husband, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, drove his daughter to school, other husbands started doing it too.
Bill and Melinda Gates interacting with women of the Musahar community in their locality of Jamsaut village on 23 March 2011

Bill and Melinda Gates wash dishes together every night, and it symbolizes a feature every strong marriage has

Melinda Gates says the key to a strong marriage with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is equal partnership, which includes dividing up chores evenly.