Decisions with Data

Published September 20, 2016


Leading OrganizationsStrategy

In this clip, Melinda Gates shares what she and Bill Gates have learned about leading a non-profit organization. She shares the importance of leveraging business strategy and data to make an impact on some of the world’s toughest problems.

About the Speaker
Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As co-chair of the foundation, Melinda Gates shapes and approves strategies, reviews results and sets the overall direction of the organization. Her work has led her to focus on empowering women and girls to bring transformational improvements in the health and prosperity of families, communities and societies. After joining Microsoft Corp. in 1987, she helped develop many of the company’s multimedia products. In 1996, Melinda left Microsoft to focus on her philanthropic work and family.

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