After conquering the corporate world and leading a large university, Susan Desmond-Hellmann is ready to transform the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Desmond-Hellmann started her job as CEO of the Gates Foundation on May 1st. In this Fortune interview with Patricia Sellers, she and Melinda talk about how they met, how they reached a partnership deal, and how they intend to give away the Gates fortune and the many billions more that have been entrusted to the foundation by Warren Buffett.
The Valenti Foundation is dedicated to transforming the lives of those most vulnerable, children and the elderly. www.valentifoundation.org
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