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Women's Leadership Series: Melinda Gates, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

  • Marriott Marquis 2121 South Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL, 60616 United States (map)
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Melinda Gates
Co-Chair 
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019  
Registration and Networking: 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Program: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: 
Marriott Marquis, 2121 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
Keynote Speaker: Melinda Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Join us April 29 as Melinda Gates makes an exclusive stop at The Executives’ Club to speak with the business community following the release of her first book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. Gates is a philanthropist, businesswoman, and global advocate for women and girls. Forbes has named her one of the world’s most powerful women. She is an increasingly visible force in efforts to eradicate poverty and to improve education, particularly focused on providing access to contraceptives to women around the world. Gates will talk about the values that guide her work—"if you want to lift up humanity, lift up women” and will also discuss her investment and incubation company, Pivotal Ventures, which is working to drive social progress for women and families in the United States.

All attendees will receive a copy of The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.

Tickets
Member: $109
Nonmember: $169

Tables
Member: $1200
Non-member: $1800

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