The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impacts in Seattle: Think Globally, Act Locally | KUOW News and Information

Event Details

  • November 14, 2017
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • $10.00 general; $8.00 members


  • Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
  • 314 Marion St.
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • (206) 402-4162

Event Description

Join David M. Wertheimer, an avid book collector and Director of Community and Civic Engagement at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with veteran Seattle journalist and foundation staff writer Barry Mitzman, for a discussion of the foundation’s work in Seattle, including efforts on education, family homelessness, libraries, community engagement, economic development and global health. Come hear more about the early years and evolution of the foundation, the driving force of Bill Gates, Sr., what it’s like to work there, and where the foundation is going next.

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