Suzanne Elise Walsh is a Senior Program Officer on the Postsecondary Team at the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation.
June 13, 2012 / Suzanne Walsh
A high school education is not enough in today’s global economy—this much we know. By the end of this decade, more than 60 percent of all jobs will require some kind of education beyond high school.
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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