Michelle Bachelet Gov. Mary  Fallin (R-OK) Former Senator Blanche  Lambert Lincoln (D-AR)
Keli Goff Tara Setmayer Hilary Rosen
Gretchen Hamel Heather  White Monica Cevallos
Mercedes  Viana Schlapp Priscilla Presley Ruth Conniff
Sabrina Schaeffer Cheri Jacobus Karin  Agness
Roslyn Brock Eleanor  Smeal Jennifer Granholm
Rep. Donna Edwards Rep. Carolyn  Maloney (D-NY) Dr. Maya Angelou
Manal Omar Valerie  Jarrett Marjorie Clifton

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Melinda Gates

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Gates received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and economics from Duke University in 1986 and a master’s in business administration from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business in 1987.

After joining Microsoft in 1987, she distinguished herself as a business leader in the development of many of Microsoft’s multimedia products and was appointed as Microsoft’s general manager of Information Products. In 1996, Gates left the organization and since then, has directed her energy toward the nonprofit world. She serves as co-founder and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 



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