The Moment of Lift
[a BESTSELLER EXPRESS Book] : How Empowering Women Changes the WorldBook - 2019
For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this book, she shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world. Her narrative is backed by data as she presents the issues that most need our attention--from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives to gender inequity in the workplace. She writes about her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage. Throughout, she shows how there has never been more opportunity to change the world--and ourselves. Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another. When we lift others up, they lift us up, too.
Publisher: New York :, Flatiron Books,, 2019
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: 305.42 GAT 2019
Characteristics: 273 pages ; 22 cm