Education, Skills and Learning

Here’s what Bill and Melinda Gates have learned from 20 years of philanthropy

Twenty years after they started their foundation, what have they learned? Image: REUTERS/Jason Lee

Bill Gates

Melinda Gates

Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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20 years of philanthropy. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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During a visit to Gugulethu Community Health Clinic last year, the staff told us about the HIV and tuberculosis patients they see in Cape Town, South Africa. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Over the last 20 years, science has made incredible advances against HIV. Image: UNAIDS
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Why are students of color so absent in higher education? Image: National Center for Education Statistics
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Three students given an opportunity. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Bill meets with students at North-Grand High School in Chicago. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Men huddle around a fire in Lagos, Nigeria. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Africa is far behind the rest of the world in electrification. Image: International Energy Agency
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Gender equality still has a long way to go. Image: UN
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Bill’s mother gives a speech on our wedding day. Image: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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