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Smart Women, Smart Power: A Conversation with Melinda Gates

May 20, 2015 • 9:00 – 10:30 am EDT

Women and Girls -- Engines of Development

Please join us for a discussion with Melinda Gates, Co-Chair & Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with Bill Gates, she sets the foundation's overall direction and shapes and approves the organization's strategies. She has been recognized globally for her philanthropic work and efforts to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. She will discuss the role of women and girls in international development. Gates received a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics and a masters in business administration from Duke University.


Nina Easton
Senior Associate, CSIS;
Editor and Columnist, Fortune
Chair, Most Powerful Women International

The series is made possible by the generous support of Citi.

Nina Easton
Senior Associate (Non-resident), External Relations