Melinda Gates

Standing in the Spotlight

Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

One of the world's most powerful women

Melinda Gates
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During the first years of her work as a philanthropist, Melinda Gates was content to stay in the background and let her husband be the public face. But during a research trip in Africa, she learned about the urgent need for greater birth control access. She also learned that the only way to really make a difference would be to step into the spotlight. 

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Melinda Gates

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In order to make a bigger impact, Melinda overcame her fear of the spotlight.

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