For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, invest in women.
In this candid and inspiring book, Gates traces her awakening to the link between... more
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Bill Gates CEO/MicrosoftI would say this even if I weren’t married to the author: The Moment of Lift is a terrific read. Melinda opens up about her personal journey from private citizen to public advocate. You see how she pushed our foundation to focus more on women’s empowerment. She shares insights about our marriage, the path we took to become equals in our work, and how she has helped me grow as a father and husband. But to me, what is really impressive about the book is the way Melinda combines her mastery of data with her ability to tell powerful stories about individual women she has met. In an especially... (Source)
Shruti Kapoor @SDG2030 @_PriyankaCRaina @grfCare @UNFPAasia @UNFPAIndia @Chavivohra @CanadaWD2019 @WomenDeliver @SheDecidesGFI @IndiainDenmark @CanadainIndia @UNinIndia In her latest book "The Moment of Lift", @melindagates highlights the challenges women face with regards to realizing their reproductive health rights. It's a must read for all! #SDGsImpactChat (Source)
Brene Brown The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what’s possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart and mind long after the last page. (Source)