Davida Ingram believes in the power of youth. She is an educator who works at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center. Her passion has been building collaborations with youth and underserved communities through museums and other space for informal learning. Her inspirations are visual culture, social justice and bridging different worldviews. She has previously worked at the Seattle Art Museum and a wide range of community centers that use arts and media including the Gage Academy of Art, Video Machete, Women in the Director’s Chair Film & Video Festival and Insight Arts.
November 28, 2013 / Davida Ingram
When we first opened the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, families and students alike would often ask: “How can we give back?” These requests eventually shaped a special project called The Give Effect.
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April 19, 2013 / Davida Ingram
Our first Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center Teen Night is free and open to middle and high school students. The Friday, April 26 event was planned by 40 teenage committee members.
"I am convinced that through the telling of stories, we discover what connects us." —Melinda Gates
"Our young people are the future. We must provide for them. We must give them the positive leadership they are asking for." —Grace Murray Hopper
"The number of people dying from AIDS has gone down by more than 20% in the last five years, to fewer than 2 million annually. Given the lives that at stake, I'm impatient enough that I'm willing to be viewed as a troublemaker by those happy with the status
quo." —Bill Gates
"I have an optimistic view of human nature. For the most part, I believe people are good, that we want to help our neighbors. I believe people want to be good citizens. When they see a problem, they want to fix it." —William H. Gates, Sr.
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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