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Every person deserves the chance to live a healthy, productive life - By Franci Phelan, Global HR Forum 2010, Seoul, Korea

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Ms. Phelan will discuss the importance of social responsibility and global citizenship with a specific focus on the traditional stages of life: learning, earning, and returning. Rather than ...

Ms. Phelan will discuss the importance of social responsibility and global citizenship with a specific focus on the traditional stages of life: learning, earning, and returning. Rather than approaching each stage consecutively, Phelan suggests they must be pursued in concert. She will also discuss the importance of a global education that connects students, not just academically, but emotionally, to the deep challenges faced by those in the developing world.

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Every person deserves the chance to live a healthy, productive life - By Franci Phelan, Global HR Forum 2010, Seoul, Korea Presentation Transcript

  • 1. EVERY PERSON DESERVES THE CHANCE TO LIVE A HEALTHY, PRODUCTIVE LIFE. October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 1
  • 2. In developing countries, the foundation focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 2
  • 3. In the United States, the foundation seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 3
  • 4. A farmer in Kenya studies his finger millet crops. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 4
  • 5. A malaria vaccine trial in Mozambique © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 5
  • 6. Students in Washington state, USA © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 6
  • 7. Leading HR at the Gates Foundation is like leading HR for a Pharmaceutical Company Agribusiness Company Educational Institution Manufacturer PR Firm October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 7
  • 8. A child in Nigeria receives a polio vaccine © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 8
  • 9. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 9
  • 10. Learning Earning Returning October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 10
  • 11. Learning Earning Returning October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 11
  • 12. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 12
  • 13. Students at a college preparatory school in Texas, USA © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 13
  • 14. A village health worker installs a bed-net in Tanzania © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 14
  • 15. Residents use pumps and filters to protect against guinea worm in Ghana © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 15
  • 16. A man uses his finger for identification at a mobile bank in Malawi © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 16
  • 17. An artist’s rendering of the Gates Foundation’s new campus in Seattle, Washington, USA © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 17
  • 18. The Big Questions 1. What are you doing to be a socially responsible global citizen? 2. What can you do—through your organization or your community—to become a better global citizen? 3. What can you do to get others involved? October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 18
  • 19. © 2009 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 19
  • 20. A farmer in India irrigates his field © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 20
  • 21. A farmer in Tanzania shows off a bag of maize seed that, with new agricultural techniques, will produce greater yields. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 21
  • 22. The World Today TOGETHER WE CAN Businesses HELP PEOPLE Governments Individuals Nonprofits IMPROVE THEIR LIVES. October 26, 2010 © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 22
  • 23. To learn more, go to www.gatesfoundation.org. www.facebook.com/billmelindagatesfoundation twitter.com/gatesfoundation © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. All Rights Reserved. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries. © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 23