Melinda Gates Abruptly Quits Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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by Tyler Durden
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 05:05 PM

Melinda Gates revealed on X that she is resigning as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with her final day being June 7.

"After careful thought and reflection, I have decided to resign from my role as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

My last day of work at the foundation will be June 7th."

She plans to focus on her own philanthropic efforts, supported by a $12.5 billion grant.

Gates said:

She continued:

Gates explained more about her new chapter in life: 

Let's examine the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in depth.

Here, data from the research firm Sayari shows its complexity. 

Source: Sayari

Back to Bill and Melinda, they divorced in 2021 after a 27-year marriage

Melinda ends her goodbye letter by saying she'll explain more about her new philanthropic efforts at a later date. 

Why the sudden split, Melinda?