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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World A Debut From Forbesthird Most Powerful Woman In The World, Melinda Gates, A Timely And Necessary Call To Action For Women S Empowerment.For The Last Twenty Years, Melinda Gates Has Been On A Mission Her Goal, As Co Chair Of The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Has Been To Find Solutions For People With The Most Urgent Needs, Wherever They Live Throughout This Journey, One Thing Has Become Increasingly Clear To Her If You Want To Lift A Society Up, Invest In Women.In This Candid And Inspiring Book, Gates Traces Her Awakening To The Link Between Women S Empowerment And The Health Of Societies She Shows Some Of The Tremendous Opportunities That Exist Right Now To Turbo Charge Change And She Provides Simple And Effective Ways Each One Of Us Can Make A Difference.Convinced That All Women Should Be Free To Decide Whether And When To Have Children, Gates Took Her First Step Onto The Global Stage To Make A Stand For Family Planning That Step Launched Her Into Further Efforts To Ensure Women Everywhere Have Access To Every Kind Of Job To Encourage Men Around The Globe To Share Equally In The Burdens Of Household Work To Advocate For Paid Family Leave For Everyone To Eliminate Gender Bias In All Its Forms.Throughout, Gates Introduces Us To Her Heroes In The Movement Towards Equality, Offers Startling Data, Shares Moving Conversations She S Had With Women From All Over The World And Shows How We Can All Get Involved.A Personal Statement Of Passionate Conviction, This Book Tells Of Gates Journey From A Partner Working Behind The Scenes To One Of The World S Foremost Advocates For Women, Driven By The Belief That No One Should Be Excluded, All Lives Have Equal Value, And Gender Equity Is The Lever That Lifts Everything.

About the Author: Melinda Gates

Melinda French Gates is a philanthropist, businesswoman, and global advocate for women and girls.As the co chair of the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda sets the direction and priorities of the world s largest philanthropy She is also the founder of Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company working to drive social progress for women and families in the United States.Melin

10 thoughts on “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

  1. Bill Gates Bill Gates says:

    I would say this even if I weren t married to the author The Moment of Lift is a terrific read.It is a wise, honest, and beautifully written book about how empowering women lifts up everyone None of that will be surprising to anyone who knows Melinda Although it took her about a year to write, in a way she has been working on it her whole life The Moment of Lift is ab

  2. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    If you invest in a girl or a woman, you re investing in everyone else. I did not realise the depth of philanthropy that Melinda Gates is invested in She is seriously invested in the rights of women and making women empowered around the world She works tirelessly within her organisation the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation I knew nothing of the work undertaken by this organisat

  3. Donna Hines Donna Hines says:

    A woman on a mission to save other women from despair, poverty, and the ills that effect every aspect of society today.It s a man s world and nothing has changed Yet Melinda Gates is determined to weave a new pattern in this bundle of yarn one that will help those around the world get the help they deserve through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Empowerment Validation Assurances of a better

  4. Whitney Whitney says:

    Overall I loved this book and found it very inspiring A very important read that touches on many key global health issues The overall message of this book can be summarized as When we lift up women and girls everywhere, it benefits us all 4 5 or 8 10Highly recommend this to everyone but be warned to any that are sensitive to topics such as rape, domestic violence, religious issues and contraception, child

  5. Moonkiszt Moonkiszt says:

    The Moment of LiftI cannot say enough good things about this book She is saying, advocating and calling to action with words that are persuasive to me and are hitting me right in the heart Read this book. She covers many of the ways women and underprivileged groups are pushed down throughout the world throughout the ages and approaches that have been taken in the past and how the paths to the end goals have chang

  6. Trish Trish says:

    Melinda Gates has a famous name and job, but who knows what she actually does Running a foundation with assets exceeding that of many countries must carry enormous stresses, particularly for people who understand that injecting cash into a problem may actually make the problem grow What courage it must take just to try.This had to have been a hard book to write, what with a crushing schedule, children, and weighty respon

  7. (a)lyss(a) (a)lyss(a) says:

    I received a copy of this book from a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway in exchange for an honest review.This book was around 3.5 stars for me While Melinda Gates is open about her faith and her experience and why she believes in supporting women I wish this book had dug deeper There are powerful anecdotes about child brides and women who died in childbirth where Gates explained these are the experiences that moved her and even sto

  8. Kaloyana Kaloyana says:

    For this book I need to make a whole new shelf called abandoned with hatred and anger.If you haven t heard that people and children die in Africa because of poverty, hunger no health care etc, and if you haven t heard that people in poor African countries have many children, who die under age of five, and you have no idea that in Africa they had no education, and you haven t heard about inexplicably rich people form western world, known

  9. Fully.Booked Fully.Booked says:

    5 LADIES AND GENTLEMEN this is a must read Gates opened my eyes to a whole other side of women empowerment She adressed a lot of different issues, many that seem forgotten in today s society there s a particular focus on developing countries and on her and Bill s foundation She s clearly educated and passionate about her work but her tone is very down to earth, which I loved A lot of what she said resonated w...

  10. Ying Ying Ying Ying says:

    The I read, the I got into the book Chapters 5 and 9 are my favorite ones In Chapter 5, I loved reading about Melinda s personal story with Bill and showed me what an equal partnership really means Chapter 9 wraps up the book beautifully with much wisdom about people living in the margins and how we should face the pain and instead create a world of inclusion.Below are the book passages that I took note of on OneNote, as I was reading the book.Pg 149

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