The Personal Journey That Moved the Gates Foundation to Focus on Gender Equality

The Personal Journey That Moved the Gates Foundation to Focus on Gender Equality

In recent years, the Gates Foundation has emerged as one of the most important funders of women’s empowerment. Melinda Gates has driven that dramatically stepped-up giving, motivated by experiences she describes in her moving new book.

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Why Won’t Bill and Melinda Gates Really Take on Donald Trump?

Why Won’t Bill and Melinda Gates Really Take on Donald Trump?

Trumpism is anathema to the values of philanthropy's first couple, while the administration's policies are a wrecking ball that threatens their foundation's gains. So why aren't they speaking out more forcefully?

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Meet the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy

Women are guiding how some of America's largest fortunes are being given away. But men often get the credit. The most powerful women in philanthropy include well-known figures like Melinda Gates and Laurene Powell Jobs, but also many less familiar names, like Marilyn Simons and Carol Larson. Check out the list!
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