Gates Foundation employees recently described confusion and uncertainty at the organization in the wake of the couple's divorce.
"People are really worried that the credibility and standing of the foundation is in jeopardy," a former senior exec told the Financial Times.
If Melinda steps down, Bill would provide her with "personal resources" for her philanthropic work with the foundation, per The New York Times.
Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates see the Gates Foundation as "their fourth child," the foundation's CEO, Mark Suzman, told The Wall Street Journal.
Before the Gateses announced their divorce in early May, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sold all its shares of Apple and Twitter.
Bill Gates has been at his $12.5 million mansion at The Vintage Club for about three months, a source told Page Six. Membership costs $250,000.
Identifying all the property in a $146 billion fortune takes a long time, said a family law professor at the University of Washington.
Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and one of the wealthiest people in the world, shared his top five books to read over the holiday season, rounding out what he called “a lousy year.” “In tough times-and there’s no doubt that 2020 qualifies as tough times-those of us who love to […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates are working together to “reimagine” New York City’s public schools before they reopen in the fall, Cuomo announced during his daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday. Cuomo didn’t provide specifics on the reforms, but questioned the need for physical classrooms, “with all […]
The world could need as many as 14 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Bill Gates said on Thursday in a blog post about the race to develop a way to make people immune to the disease. “We need to make billions of doses, we need to get them out to […]
Bill and Melinda Gates bought a beachfront home near San Diego, California. They reportedly paid $US43 million for the six-bedroom, 5,800 square foot house. Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, owns several other properties, including his main $US127 million Washington mansion. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Bill Gates, who has […]
Right-wing activists got hold of a leaked list of more than 20,000 email and password credentials thought to belong to key frontline coronavirus organisations including the World Health Organisation, the Gates Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. That’s according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which said the information was […]
Business Insider spoke with Melinda Gates about COVID-19, the prospect and timeline of making an effective vaccine, and how the world will be permanently changed by the coronavirus. Gates said it would likely take about 18 months for a vaccine to become widely available, and that it should first go […]
The Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates told “The Daily Show” on Thursday that his foundation was funding the construction of factories for seven coronavirus vaccine candidates. Gates said the foundation would end up picking only one or two of the seven, meaning billions of dollars spent on manufacturing would be abandoned. […]
When Bill Gates was asked this week what the world should do to stop another pandemic, he pointed to a 2015 talk where he described just that. Gates then said that the world needs to invest in better health systems, increase international collaboration, keep trained medical staff in reserve, and […]
The Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard are committing $US125 million in funding to companies developing treatments for the novel coronavirus. The organisations said Tuesday that the funding would be used for a COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator “to speed-up the response to the COVID-19 epidemic by identifying, assessing, developing, and scaling-up treatments.” […]
Mark Zuckerberg published a Facebook post on Tuesday about the company’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Zuckerberg said that a tool developed by his philanthropic organisation together with the Gates Foundation has helped researchers in Cambodia sequence the novel coronavirus’ genome. Sequencing the genome of a virus allows researchers […]
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