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Speaker Bio

Melinda Gates, consistently ranked by Forbes as one of the world’s most powerful women, is an American philanthropist, former computer scientist and General Manager at Microsoft. In 2000, she and her then-husband, Bill Gates, co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which became the world’s largest private charitable organization in 2015. She spoke at the Exec Club about her book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.