How a virologist named Ruth saved millions of children and led Bill & me to get into philanthropy

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Ryan Rippel Grand Challenge

Using authentic voices and stories to upend views on poverty and race

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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Gavi COVID-19 partnership

When a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, this group will make sure the whole world can access it

Gavi's expertise in delivering life-saving vaccines has saved millions of lives globally, and will continue to do so, with the help of world leaders pledging to fund Gavi for the next five years at the Global Vaccines Summit on June 4.
Bill Gates Co-chair, Board Member, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
COVID-19 support

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Dr. Caira Woods, a senior program officer at the Gates Foundation, shares how the foundation is building the capacity of nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Caira Woods Deputy Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation