Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Jeff Raikes

Title CEO
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As chief executive officer, Jeff Raikes leads the foundation’s efforts to promote equity for all people around the world. He sets strategic priorities, monitors results, and facilitates relationships with key partners around the globe.

Posts By Jeff Raikes

A New Way Forward

In the face of rising global competition, America’s economic future will increasingly depend on our ability to improve educational outcomes for all students in our nation’s public schools. America’s businesses have a big stake in helping to achieve this and ensuring every student graduates ready to succeed in the working world.

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Bringing together business and education

We live in a globally connected, information-driven world. To thrive in this new economy, our students need to learn in and out of school, in person and online, together and independently so they can master skills both of today and tomorrow. America’s continued economic success depends on it.

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Information Sharing for Impact

The Gates Foundation is joining the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), which is working to make information about spending on development easier to access, understand, and use.

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Reinventing Education: Changing the Way Teachers Teach and Students Learn

In previous weeks, our Reinvent a Better World series described how innovation is making huge advances possible in the fields of family planning, agricultural development, and vaccines. This week, we’ll focus on some of the innovations that are changing the way teachers teach and students learn.

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Perfectionism

Perfection is rare. Perfectionism is more common and extremely destructive. We have a perfectionism problem at the foundation, but I think we can do something about it.

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