New York, Oct. 7 (US): Melinda French Gates, already one of the world’s most prominent philanthropists, will take over as publisher.
Gates made a non-fiction imprint with Flatiron Books, a division of Macmillan. The imprint, announced by Macmillan on Tuesday, is called Moment of Lift Books and will have three issues about women and girls, starting in 2023, the AP reports.
“While we have made tremendous progress toward gender equality in recent decades, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately affect women’s lives and livelihoods,” said Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Pivotal Ventures. Permit.
“As the world works to advance a just recovery, Moment of Lift Books will publish insights that help ensure women’s voices and perspectives are not left behind. I hope their stories will inspire readers to join the global fight for equality.”
Planned releases include a book on refugee women by Gina Krause-Wilmar, President and CEO of Upwardly Global, and “Radical Inclusion,” a book on allowing pregnant women to attend school in Sierra Leone, written by the country’s Minister of Basic and Secondary Education. , David Moinina Singh.