The Moment of Lift How Empowering Women Changes the World

The Moment of Lift How Empowering Women Changes the World A debut from Forbes' third most powerful woman in the world Melinda Gates a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowermentFor 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 womenIn 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 differenceConvinced 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 eually in the burdens of household work; to advocate for paid family leave for everyone; to eliminate gender bias in all its formsThroughout Gates introduces us to her heroes in the movement towards euality offers startling data shares moving conversations she's had with women from all over the world—and shows how we can all get involvedA 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 eual value and gender euity is the lever that lifts everything


About the Author: Melinda Gates

Melinda French Gates is a philanthropist businesswoman and global advocate for women and girlsAs 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 StatesMelinda g



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

  1. says:

    I would say this even if I weren’t married to the author The Moment of Lift is a terrific readIt 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


  2. 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


  3. says:

    Discriminating half of your population is a crime against humanity of such immense stupidity that hardly any words can be found to describe it Next to the social and millionfold individual suffering the scientific and economic damage is immense and countries lead by such deluded conservatives are immensely weakened In


  4. says:

    In the crazy way life sometimes goes these days I got to interview Melinda Gates about her new book I'm really excited for you to all see it when it comes out I think in January This book opened my eyes to a lot of things I just wasn't facing or thinking about but than anything learning about Bill and Melinda's lives and their


  5. says:

    You help women you help everyone Melinda Gates discovered that by doing work for her and her husband's foundation that seeks to improve the world and by listening to the stories of many women around the world Improve the conditions of women invest in their education eliminate the stigma that follows them encourage them to stand up for t


  6. says:

    I’m embarrassed to say this is another book I wouldn’t have read except for my book club And I would have missed out The moment of lift is that moment a rocket or plane takes off and leaves the ground It’s also a moment of grace As Gates uses the term it combines those two definitions It’s the moment that groups of women find ways to ove


  7. says:

    For this book I need to make a whole new shelf called abandoned with hatred and angerIf 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


  8. says:

    Ebook own Audiobook library overdrive Paul and I both enjoyed listening to Melinda Gates— while hiking and lounging in the yard I loved learning about Melinda’s personal history Her personal life stories and the many stories of women around the world Melinda Gates leading by example has written a brilliant ‘call to arms’ that describes injustices in the


  9. says:

    5 ✈️ ✈️ ✈️ ✈️ ✈️I’d say the moment of lift begins as soon as you finish this book I don’t think I would have read it but the audio appealed to me so that’s how it got under my reading skinIt delivers greatly in a thoughtful intelligent positive and emotional telling in Melinda’s own upbeat voice I’ve been thinking how can I endorse it; how to


  10. says:

    A woman on a mission to save other women from despair poverty and the ills that effect every aspect of society todayIt'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 FoundationEmpowerment Validation Assurances


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