A conversation with Melinda Gates

  • Location

    14 Alexander St, Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg, 2001

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  • Event Date

    29/10/2019 17:00

Pan Macmillan South Africa and The Nelson Mandela Foundation are delighted to host Melinda Gates, in conversation with Redi Tlhabi, about her book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.

Doors open at 15h00 and close at 16h45.
Event begins at 17h00 sharp.
Tickets are available for R 250.00 via Webtickets: bit.ly/2n8bTJI

Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates is a philanthropist, businesswoman, and global advocate for women and girls.

As the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda sets the direction and priorities of the world’s largest philanthropy. She is also the founder of Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company working to drive social progress for women and families in the United States.

Melinda grew up in Dallas, Texas. She received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Duke’s Fuqua School. Melinda spent the first decade of her career developing multimedia products at Microsoft before leaving the company to focus on her family and philanthropic work. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, Bill. They have three children, Jenn, Rory, and Phoebe.