Category : Awards Published on: September 24 2021
· Former UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Nguka has been named this year as the recipient of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2021 Global Goalkeeper Award.
· She has been honored for her continued advocacy in fighting for gender equality and addressing the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls.
· As part of its annual Goalkeepers campaign, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation also announced the winners of three additional Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards: Faroz Faiza Beether from Bangladesh, Jennifer Kolpas from Colombia and Satta Sheriff of Liberia.
About the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
v The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a merger of the William H. Gates Foundation and the Gates Learning Foundation, is an American private foundation founded by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates.
v Installed: 2000
v Headquarters: Seattle, Washington, United States