- 2” wide and 68” long
- 100% silk
- Spot clean or dry clean only
- Made in USA
The ‘Woman for Women’ necktie is inspired by the amazing Melinda Gates. A champion for global health and women empowerment, this necktie is adorned with contraceptives, representative of her Family Planning 2020 initiative. If you haven’t already, you have to hear her 2012 TED Talk. Please google now and make your way back here in 25 minutes :) The color was chosen to underscore the staggering $40 billion the Gates Foundation has donated to global causes. There is no way to not feel empowered when wearing the ‘Woman for Women’ necktie.
The necktie comes with a storyboard that highlights Melinda Gate’s accomplishments.
About Melinda Gates
She may have a powerhouse of a husband on her side, but Melinda Gates has paved her own path to one of the most philanthropic woman in the world - focusing on global health and education initiatives. Melinda Gates, who is co-chair and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, works jointly with her husband, Bill Gates, to outline the strategy for tackling some of the world’s greatest issues. Melinda is well known for her support of family planning. In 2017, the Gates Foundation announced their commitment of $375 million over three years to support the initiative, appropriately titled Family Planning 2020. This global public-private partnership works to provide 120 million women and girls access to effective contraception by the year 2020.