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'Melinda Gates' - 23 News Result(s)

  • Rajiv Shah To Be Named Rockefeller Foundation President

    Rajiv Shah To Be Named Rockefeller Foundation President

    Mr Shah was USAID head under the Obama administration from 2009 to 2015.

  • Melinda Gates Wants More Women In Tech Jobs

    Melinda Gates Wants More Women In Tech Jobs

    Along with her husband Bill Gates, Melinda helps run the biggest philanthropy foundation, which has paid out almost $37 billion in grants since its inception in 2000.

  • Warren Buffett Donates Record $2.84 Billion to Gates, Family Charities

    Warren Buffett Donates Record $2.84 Billion to Gates, Family Charities

    Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

  • Growth of Philanthropy in India Impressive: Bill and Melinda Gates

    Growth of Philanthropy in India Impressive: Bill and Melinda Gates

    Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, co-founders and co-chairs of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet at Davos.

  • Gates Foundation Sells Stake in Britain's G4S

    Gates Foundation Sells Stake in Britain's G4S

    Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates has sold his entire stake in G4S Plc, the British security firm trying to bounce back from a series of scandals that have hurt its reputation and profits.

  • SBI's Bhattacharya, ICICI's Kochhar Among Forbes' Most Powerful Women

    SBI's Bhattacharya, ICICI's Kochhar Among Forbes' Most Powerful Women

    State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI Bank managing director Chanda Kochhar are among the five women from India who featured in Forbes' 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Bill Gates wants China to encourage wealthy Chinese to be more giving

    Bill Gates wants China to encourage wealthy Chinese to be more giving

    Gates, who runs the $38 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said he thought people in China would take cues from central leadership on donations and worthy causes.

  • Within 20 years there will be hardly any poor countries: Bill Gates to NDTV

    Within 20 years there will be hardly any poor countries:  Bill Gates to NDTV

    Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who is also the co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is speaking to NDTV's Vikram Chandra on the sidelines the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation names new CEO

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation names new CEO

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Tuesday its new chief executive would be Susan Desmond-Hellmann.

  • The Gates lead Forbes' list of top US philanthropists

    The Gates lead Forbes' list of top US philanthropists

    Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have topped Forbes' list of America's top 50 philanthropists who have given away the most money in 2012. The billionaire couple donated about $2 billion towards charitable causes last year.

  • Bill Gates buys into British security firm G4S

    Bill Gates buys into British security firm G4S

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and Cascade Investment, an asset management firm owned by Bill Gates - one of the world's richest people - increased their combined holding in G4S to 3.2 per cent last week by acquiring around 6 million more shares, G4S said on Monday.

  • Bill Gates leads $35 million investment in research network

    Bill Gates leads $35 million investment in research network

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is leading a $35 million investment in ResearchGate, a Berlin-based network for scientists that ties into his interest in fighting disease.

  • India will eventually need no aid, says Bill Gates: Full transcript

    India will eventually need no aid, says Bill Gates: Full transcript

    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today said India is becoming less dependent on aid and eventually would not need it.

  • A chance to rub shoulders with business and politics elite

    A chance to rub shoulders with business and politics elite

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, are being credited rather than pilloried these days for saving the euro from disaster. Together with Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy and the International Monetary Funds managing director, Christine Lagarde, they will be among the keynote speakers ...

  • Bill Gates: I have no use for money

    Bill Gates: I have no use for money

    William Henry 'Bill' Gates with an estimated wealth of $65 billion is as rich as two Kenyas, three Trinidads and a dozen Montenegros but is now engaged in the process of ridding himself of all the money in the hope of extending the lives of others less fortunate than himself.

  • Buffett's legacy to children: $47 billion fortune plus philanthropy

    Buffett's legacy to children: $47 billion fortune plus philanthropy

    As they work to give away part of Warren Buffett's roughly $47 billion fortune, his three children have adopted an approach that looks remarkably similar to their father's technique for making all that money. Like Buffett, each relies on tiny staffs. And just like their father invests only in businesses he understands, they restrict their giving to...

  • Sonia No 6 in Forbes list of world’s most powerful women

    Sonia No 6 in Forbes list of world’s most powerful women

    The list named women involved in policymaking, entertainment, technology and nonprofit organizations, etc.

  • Cost to lunch with Warren Buffett: $3.5 million

    Cost to lunch with Warren Buffett: $3.5 million

    The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which helps the homeless in San Francisco.

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