Melinda Gates and Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 23, 2015

Five books that have shaped the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, by Melinda Gates

“Each of these books has helped deepen my understanding of how the global development community can drive and sustain meaningful change, even in the face of difficult circumstances,” said Melinda Gates to TED. “Together, they paint a portrait of a world where progress is achievable if we work together and learn from each other.” Here is the list.

Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French; August 15, 1964) is an American businesswoman and philanthropist. She is the wife of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. At Microsoft, she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta, and Expedia. (Wikipedia.)

Source: TED
Last checked on: 1 October 2015