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Luca Passerini

Title Program Officer, Gates Fellows Program
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Luca lives in pursuit of equality for all human beings by providing health, social and educational opportunities for the most vulnerable and marginalized people around the world.  In his role at the Gates Foundation he developed the “Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development” Grand Challenge and co-led the “Healthy Birth, Growth and Development” Initiative. Luca was  previously with the United Nations and is a medical doctor from Italy.

Posts By Luca Passerini

Grand Challenge: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development

Our first Grand Challenge on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment signals a more concerted push to put women and girls at the center of our work.

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