Bill Gates said he hopes “others in positions of great wealth and privilege will step up in this moment too.”
All sorts of requests reach the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, via all sorts of methods, but rarely does a meaningful entreaty come via LinkedIn message. That, though, is how Micky Lawler, the president of the WTA women’s professional tennis tour, first reached out to the group about a partnership during a sleepless pandemic night.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates tested positive for COVID-19, he announced Tuesday on Twitter.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday it will add four members to its board of trustees, a first for the Seattle-based philanthropic giant whose decision making has been guided by very few hands since its incorporation in 2000.
The Microsoft co-founder announced his and his wife's divorce in May of 2021.
In his new book, “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” Bill Gates says that it is imperative that the world go from the current 51 billion tons of emissions to zero within the next 30 years to avoid catastrophe.