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Melinda French Gates to resign from Gates Foundation, will pursue own philanthropy with $12.5 billion grant

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Melinda French Gates, the former spouse of a technology company co-founder, has announced her decision to resign as co-chair of a philanthropic foundation. She expressed the importance of safeguarding and promoting women’s rights globally. As per the terms of their divorce settlement, she will receive significant funds to support her work in assisting women and families. Her former spouse expressed regret at her departure but expects her to make a significant impact through her future philanthropic endeavors.