Bill Gates Speaks at LSE

Speaking at LSE, Bill Gates re-affirmed the importance of inspiring people to join the fight against poverty.

On January 25, the founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spoke alongside Professor Hans Rosling of Sweden's Karolinska Institute as part of the Global Poverty Project’s initiative to help the 1.4 billion people in the world who live in extreme poverty.

Addressing the Project’s inaugural Global Poverty Ambassadors, both Gates and Rosling emphasised the importance of good health as a precursor to tackling poverty.                 

To read more, go to:

 http://www2.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/news/archives/2012/01/billGates.aspx

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