Gates Foundation Discovery Center
At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, you’ll find stories of work that is improving lives, from Seattle to South Africa. Connect with us on discovergates.org for virtual programs, fun activities, exhibits, and resources.
We are following the Gates Foundation’s current work from home status due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Connect with us on discovergates.org for virtual programs, fun activities, exhibits, and resources. Visit discovergates.org/DCatHome for updates and at home-resources.
VIRTUAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCES
Sign up for a real-time, interactive presentation with a Gates Foundation Discovery Center educator who will engage your students in a lively and thought-provoking conversation about complex social issues. Subjects range from COVID-19 to Global and Local Challenges to Data Literacy and an examination of the Food System. For more information, see our FAQ page.
The Discovery Center is a catalyst to educate, inspire, and motivate local and global awareness and action.
Here at the Gates Foundation, we think of ourselves as impatient optimists. We know firsthand the good that we’re all capable of — and so we created a space where everyone can experience the power of optimism and discover how to take action to make the world a better place.
THE PATH OUT OF POVERTY BEGINS WHEN THE NEXT GENERATION CAN ACCESS QUALITY HEALTHCARE AND A GREAT EDUCATION.
In developing countries, we focus on improving people’s health and wellbeing, helping individuals lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, we seek to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—can access the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life.