Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (or the Gates Foundation, abbreviated as BMGF) is a private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. It was launched in 2000 and is said to be the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world. The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. The foundation, based in Seattle, Washington, is controlled by its three trustees: Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett. Other principal officers include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Susan Desmond-Hellmann.

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  • will.i.am presents the Young Goalkeeper Award to Laura Ulloa for her work in helping former guerrillas get reintegrated into society The Global Goals Awards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global poverty and disease, and showcasing innovative solutions to help advance the UN Global Goals...

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  • UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra presents the Leadership Award to Ria Sharma, founder of Make Love Not Scars (MLNS), an organization actively supporting survivors of acid attacks and campaigns to raise awareness of the issue. The Awards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global pov...

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  • Unilever CEO Paul Polman presents the Global Goals Innovation Award to Mariéme Jamme and her work with SpotOne Global Solutions, where she encourages global investment in African IT infrastructure. The Global GoalsAwards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global poverty and disease, and show...

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  • Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau presents the Global Goals Leave No One Behind Award to Felix Manyogote for his work to provide free maternal and newborn health services in Tanzania. The Global GoalsAwards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global poverty and disease, and showcasing innovative so...

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  • Crown Princess Mary or Denmark presents the Healthy Not Hungry Award to Bernard Coulibaly. Bernard is the Deputy Prefect of Yorosso in the South of Mali who works on reducing child malnutrition rates in his community. The Global Goals Awards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global poverty ...

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  • Co-hosts Richard Curtis and Melinda Gates welcome attendees to the the 2017 Global Goal Awards. Additional remarks from UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, actor Jaden Smith and model Naomi Campbell, and Mary Sue Milliken, Bryant Terry, and Dan Barber from the James Beard Foundation. The Awards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and ...

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  • Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg presents the Global Goalkeeper Commendation Award to Liberia President and Nobel Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The Global Goals Awards Dinner is part of the inaugural Goalkeepers 2017 events, organized by the Gates Foundation and Project Everyone to highlight progress against global poverty and disease, and showcasing innovative solutions to help advance t...

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  • Bill Gates introduces Tom Ellman from Doctors Without Borders (MSF), who shares an innovative model for delivering care to HIV patients. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined think...

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  • What’s changing about changing the world? Goalkeepers host Isha Sesay moderates a discussion with Vittorio Colao (CEO, Vodafone Group) Cindi Leive (editor in chief, Glamour), Sue Desmond-Hellmann (CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), and Jimmy Wales (co-founder, Wikipedia) about ideas and opportunities to solve the world’s biggest issues. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundati...

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  • Goalkeepers event host Isha Sesay introduces Dr. Raj Panjabi, co-founder and CEO of Last Mile Health, who explains his plans to create a global army of community healthworkers. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring ...

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  • Bill Gates introduces Jenny Hu and Morgan Fowler from Global Good who demonstrate the MetaFridge and Indigo, two amazing new inventions that keep vaccines effective for longer and enable more kids in remote regions to get vaccinated. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to ...

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  • George the Poet kicks off the 2017 Goalkeepers event. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help hit the ambitious Global Goals targets, in whatever w...

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  • Queen Rania of Jordan reflects on the one change agent that will lead the world to greater progress and achievements tomorrow – the young people of today. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation ...

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  • Gulalai Ismail, co-founder of Aware Girls, shares the importance of educating and helping girls become agents of change within their communities. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of deter...

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  • Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of http://www.youthhubafrica.org, works to break down the barriers that prevent girls in Nigeria from completing their education. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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  • Queen Rania of Jordan reflects on the one change agent that will lead the world to greater progress and achievements tomorrow – the young people of today. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation ...

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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Melinda Gates discuss gender equality and opportunities to advance progress. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to ...

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  • Bill Gates shares his insights on how the world is getting better. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help hit the ambitious Global Goals targets, ...

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  • Melinda Gates speaks to the importance of gender equality and how it's a prerequisite for progress. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help hit th...

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  • Bill and Melinda Gates engage President Barack Obama in a conversation focused on leadership and what all individuals can do to create a world of change. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of...

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  • President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address at the 2017 Goalkeepers convening. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help hit the ambitious Gl...

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  • Community leader and journalist, Bina Maseno, shares her personal story of becoming an active participant in matters of governance and work to change the perspective of young women in politics. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers ...

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  • Melinda Gates is joined by Leymah Gbowee (Author, Mighty Be Our Powers), Laurel Weldon (Director of Policy, Research Institute, Perdue University) and Nicholas Kristof (Columnist, New York Times) who all share insights on the potential of women organizing for change. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stor...

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  • Scientist and entrepreneur Astro Teller shares how technology, in cooperation with communities, governments, and companies around the world, can make an enormous in the problems we really care about. On September 20, 2917, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalke...

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  • Activist Malala Yousafzai explains how educating girls is the answer to solving the most pressing problems. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help...

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  • Musician and philanthropist will.i.am provides insights in the role education can play in eradicating global poverty. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and give...

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  • Comedian Trevor Noah shares his thoughts on why Goalkeepers are so important. On September 20, 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Goalkeepers, an event in New York City filled with inspiring stories driven by data, dedicated to accelerating world progress. Goalkeepers will help bring together a generation of determined thinkers, doers and givers to help hit the ambitious Global Goal...

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