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22 Jul 2019
Melinda Gates: 'In Africa, digital financial inclusion for women is fundamental'
9 Jun 2019
Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tells David Rubenstein that before she was married she was in an abusive relationship. "I lost my self-confidence," says Gates, who is working to curb abuse of women around the world. Her comments come in the new episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations."
6 Jun 2019
Melinda Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder, tells David Rubenstein that given her Catholic faith it was a "difficult decision" to commit the foundation to its huge global program supporting access to contraception. Ultimately, she says, "I believe in saving lives." Her comments come in the latest episode of "The David Rubenstein Show:

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