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Event: A Conversation with Bill Gates

A Conversation with Bill Gates

Thursday, April 26, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT
Location: Science Center B, 1 Oxford Street, Harvard University
Watch the live stream.

Join Bill for a wide-ranging student Q&A hosted by Provost Alan Garber and Dean Frank Doyle. Bill will take questions from the audience about various areas of his work – global health and development, technology, clean energy innovation, Alzheimer’s research, philanthropy, and education – as well as current events, his favorite books, and why he loves coming back to Harvard four decades after he dropped out.

Arrival Time: Doors will open at 1:15 pm ET, please arrive by 1:45pm.

Check-In Information: Registration is required, your name and Harvard ID will be required for admission. Note that backpacks, suitcases, and large bags will not be allowed inside the event.

About Bill Gates

Bill GatesBill Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 1975, Bill Gates founded Microsoft with Paul Allen, and led the company to become the worldwide leader in business and personal software and services. In 2008, Bill transitioned to focus full-time on his foundation’s work to expand opportunity to the world’s most disadvantaged people. Along with co-chair Melinda Gates, he leads the foundation’s development of strategies and sets the overall direction of the organization. In 2010, Bill, Melinda, and Warren Buffett founded the Giving Pledge, an effort to encourage the wealthiest families and individuals to publicly commit more than half of their wealth to philanthropic causes and charitable organizations during their lifetime or in their will.


Thank you for your interest in A Conversation with Bill Gates. Unfortunately this event is full, but a live stream will be available.