Gates Foundation CEO Discusses Year In Review In GeekWire Podcast
GeekWire: An ‘awesome year’? Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann has a radical view on 2017
“…Desmond-Hellmann reflected on the past year in a podcast with GeekWire this week in her office at Gates Foundation HQ in Seattle. She makes the case for 2017 in her annual Year in Review, published [Thursday]. She points to developments including the near-elimination of polio; the record number of women with access to contraception; milestones in the fight against neglected tropical diseases; new progress against pandemics; unprecedented numbers of students succeeding in college; and the groundswell of women speaking out against sexual assault…” (Bishop/McGrane, 12/14).