Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, famed entrepreneur Bill Gates began to show an interest in computer programming at age 13. Through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive business tactics, he and partner Paul Allen built the world’s largest software business, Microsoft. In the process, Gates became one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Gates announced that he was stepping down as Microsoft’s chairman.

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Ever since leaving Microsoft, Bill has devoted his life to helping the poorest people in the world better their lives for themselves and their families.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft Corporation

I’m proud of all the great work that Bill is doing – especially for the poor kids in Africa

Melinda Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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