Supporting Healthy Lives Worldwide
Like many of you, Gretchen has followed Bill Gates over the past 25 years with curiosity and awe — as he built the Microsoft empire, his high-tech, high-art home on Lake Washington and his thoughtful legacy. When he retired in 2008, at age 52, to focus on his philanthropic passions with wife Melinda, we were more intrigued, particularly with their global vaccination, immunization and AIDS work.
While visiting Seattle recently, a friend recommended the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, a new landmark located under the Space Needle, as a must-see. She was right, it was a truly inspiring experience.Discover more >