Bill and Melinda Gates say the world could get an extra US economy’s worth of income by making one important change for women

Bill and Melinda Gates released their 2019 annual letter on Tuesday morning. The letter is a call to action; perhaps the biggest ask from the pair is a renewed commitment to boosting the world's “human capital,” or people power. Melinda Gates points out that educating women would provide a serious economic stimulus.

Bill and Melinda Gates' 2019 annual letter, released Tuesday morning, is a call to action. It suggests one simple economic stimulus plan that could net the world more than an entire US economy's worth of income. In a word, that solution is school. It's not a new idea: Education is often touted as a great equalizer, a force that propels people to achieve their full potential. Read more here >>>

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