Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality
February 23, 2016 - Uncategorized
Bill and Melinda Gates want young people to get involved in solving major world problems, like finding clean energy sources and changing the division of household and childcare labor between men and women.
The couple, co-chairs of the largest private foundation in the world, has made a tradition of releasing an annual letter on philanthropyThis year’s edition, released Monday and addressed specifically to high school students, called on young people to be a driving force for innovation and change.
“Who are the innovators? It’s this next young generation and it’s not going to happen overnight, it’s only through their commitment that we’ll see by 2050 the kind of dramatic change that we need to see,” Bill Gates told The Associated Press, speaking about energy solutions. Read more…