Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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PO Box 23350, Seattle, WA, 98102, USA

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Company Description

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation work with partner organizations worldwide to tackle critical problems in four program areas. The Global Development Division works to help the world’s poorest people lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. The Global Health Division aims to harness advances in science and technology to save lives in developing countries. The United States Division works to improve U.S. high school and postsecondary education and support vulnerable children and families in Washington State. And the Global Policy & Advocacy Division seeks to build strategic relationships and promote policies that will help advance our work. The approach to grantmaking in all four areas emphasizes collaboration, innovation, risk-taking, and, most importantly, results.

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Chief Executive Officer

President, Gender Equality & Director, Vaccine Development, Surveillance & Enteric & Diarrheal Diseases

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel, Operations

Chief Strategy Officer

Chief Communications Officer

President, US Program

President, Global Development

President, Global Policy & Advocacy

Board of Trustees

Co-Founder at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Founder at Pivotal Ventures

Chief Executive Officer at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.

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