Celebrate youth-driven change with activities, performances & organizations


Programs & Events

Staff Chat: Diane Scott, Vaccine Delivery

Come chat with a Gates Foundation employee in the Discovery Center. Each week our featured staffer will share stories, experiences, and updates from their field of work. No RSVP required.

International Women’s Day 2019

Join The Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA), Every Woman Treaty, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019. Hear inspiring stories from the frontlines of women's rights work. Learn how violence against women and girls presents a threat to improving health equity for all. Participants will have the opportunity to join the global call for a treaty to end violence against women and girls and interact with inspiring exhibits at the Discovery Center. Speakers include:
  • Bindiya Patel, Senior Director at PATH and WGHA Board Member
  • Dr. Pamela Collins, Professor and Director of Global Mental Health at University of Washington
  • Erin Hohlfelder, Senior Program Officer at the Gates Foundation
  • Keynote by Dr. Eleanor Ann Nwadinobi, Activist, Senior Associate, Social Development Direct, President-Elect of the Medical Women International Association

Teen Action Fair 2019

It Starts with You[th]!
Celebrate youth-driven change at #TeenActionFair 2019. Connect with youth and organizations working to make a difference in their local and global communities through volunteering, art, social justice campaigns, and more.

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