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Gates was named "the most powerful woman in philanthropy" by Forbes in 2018 for her work as the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Melinda Gates just promised to put $1 billion towards gender equality over the next 10 years, and she says she has 3 priorities she wants to focus on

"I want to see more women in the position to make decisions, control resources, and shape policies and perspectives," Melinda Gates wrote in Time.
A public toilet built under the "Clean India" mission, which residents say has been shut for over a year, pictured in Guladahalli village in the southern state of Karnataka, India on April 30, 2019.

Bill Gates just gave Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi an award for building 100 million toilets across India, despite protests from Nobel Peace Pri...

The Gates Foundation gave out a Goalkeeper award to Modi for his Clean India toilet program to a crowd stunned into silence in New York.

Bill Gates’ quiet summer of learning to BBQ, recommending books, and working a shift at Dairy Queen was interrupted by 2 scandals

Bill Gates kept a low profile this summer aside from reports on ties to Jeffrey Epstein and criticism of the Gates Foundation's humanitarian award.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation cochair Melinda Gates with Business Insider US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell.

Melinda Gates reveals the secret to a strong marriage and the surprisingly simple answer to the world’s toughest problem

Melinda Gates' book "The Moment of Lift" discusses her marriage to Bill Gates, kids, and solving the world's toughest problems by empowering women.

Bill and Melinda Gates said software is making school textbooks obsolete, and it could save college students thousands of dollars

Not only is technology making physical textbooks "a thing of the past," Bill and Melinda Gates wrote, but it's making education cheaper, too.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, pictured, didn't give up on their ultimate goal.

The Gates Foundation’s initial missteps in eradicating polio hold a powerful lesson about the importance of confronting failure

Bill and Melinda Gates initially failed to stop the spread of polio, so they took a step back and retooled their approach to be more effective.

Melinda Gates reveals a disturbing US trend that will be highlighted in her 2019 annual letter

"Those statistics are incredibly disturbing," Melinda Gates said of the US maternal mortality rate.

MELINDA GATES: We’re getting closer to wiping several deadly diseases off the face of the earth, but we could easily blow it

Melinda Gates says humanity is close to eradicating HIV, polio, tuberculosis, and malaria but could blow it if the wrong decisions are made.
People queue outside a health center as they wait to get treatment for malaria, in San Felix, Venezuela on November 10, 2017.

Mosquito-borne diseases kill millions of people each year. A team of scientists think genetic manipulation could wipe out the worst of them.

Target Malaria plans on releasing genetically engineered mosquitoes in Africa, and it is targeting female mosquitoes that transmit malaria.
Synthetic biology company Amyris is charging into health with a focus on fragrances, skincare, and sweetener.

After a kick-start from Bill Gates, a Silicon Valley company aims to be the ‘Intel Inside’ of the $200 billion sweetener and skincare mark...

The synthetic-biology company Amyris aims to be the 'Intel Inside' for a range of products including skincare, its CEO told Business Insider.