About Melinda French Gates


Melinda French Gates is a philanthropist, businesswoman and global advocate for women and girls.  As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda sets the direction and priorities of the world's largest philanthropy.  She created Pivotal Ventures in 2015 as a separate, independent organization to identify, help develop and implement innovative solutions to problems affecting U.S. women and families.

Visit Evoke, an online community of optimists hosted by Melinda.  Evoke is a place to start conversations, amplify new voices and forge stronger bonds between change-makers.