Work in progress: An update on our DEI journey

Detail view of the "campus heart" courtyard on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Seattle campus in Seattle
Detail view of the "campus heart" courtyard on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Seattle campus in Seattle ©Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Benjamin Benschneider

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The Visitor Center at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on February 4, 2012, the first official day the center was open to the public. Exterior of the Visitor Center

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The Voices for Economic Opportunity Grand Challenges has awarded 28 grants to organizations in order to help tell the stories of people facing poverty and marginalization in the U.S.
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