Stories of Progress: Goalkeepers 2019

Melinda Gates and women leaders at Goalkeepers 2019
Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt, Lydia Murithi, Melinda Gates, Dr. Joia Crear Perry, and Blessing Omokwu-Soremekun at Goalkeepers 2019. September 25, 2019, New York City.

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