Forbes Profiles Melinda Gates’s Work To Improve Women’s, Girls’ Health, Rights Worldwide
Forbes: The First Woman Of Women: How Melinda Gates Became The World’s Most Powerful Advocate For Women And Girls
“…Prime ministers have parliaments; CEOs have boards; Melinda Gates has a $41.3 billion endowment, and she can deploy it in pretty much any manner that she and husband Bill, the world’s richest person, see fit. … [O]ver the past few years Melinda Gates has embraced having her name on the letterhead of the largest-ever charitable foundation, along with the influence that comes with that. She has become the most powerful person on the planet whose singular focus is women and girls…” (Howard, 11/23).