For proof of how dedicated Melinda Gates is to create opportunities for future generations, look no further help to maintain as its mission girls and women in STEM careers. With his position as co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and passionate philanthropist, objectives emphasized that encourage the importance of investing in organizations that “Empower girls and young women.” One such organization is Girls garage, a non-profit younger women, trying to curb his career. garage girls, seniors with young people to work 9-17 says that their mission to students in their summer programs after-school “use to learn how to transform their unique, creative voice their communities and continues to display confidence higher education is involved and career. “When he met the program’s founder and managing director Emily Pilloton and learned more about his work, he knew that the objectives of this chief was a” thinking for yourself of all the other , and how you can create and moments summoned the elevator for other people. “the 2017 tIME 100 awarded captured at the San Francisco leg of his book tour with tIME for the moment the elevator that allows shelves this year’s success. Gates invests in groups like Girls Garage through their organization Pivotal Ventures. The program Berkeley, California, is a 501 (c) 3 organization of the project designs that H Pilloton established in 2008 to expand and promotes an all-female staff. Pilloton created H Project “party and the splendor of the raw youth through rigorous, hands-on projects to design and construction in the classroom and in their communities to care” about, according to the group’s website. Pilloton whose background in architecture and construction, said centers of girls education Garage in carpentry, welding, architecture, and screen printing, even if the organization does not only teach girls how to use their hands. “Our motto in the garage girls is less fear, build more,” said long, Berkeley. “What we can be stronger together and act in spite of fear,” but recognize that no one is truly fearless, Pilloton says girls Garage teaches welding a young girl learn by observing one of the most exciting things for girls to see Garage says Pilloton – for a 10-year-old to recognize the power of their combined two pieces of metal a feeling of “super-human”. “I mean girl wants to conquer the world,” he says. “I think that at the individual level, I want every girl who walks in the door a little ‘left feeling a bit’ stronger.” Pilloton wanted a program like garage girls, now in its sixth year, because of the gender dynamics create themselves have experienced firsthand – and has seen among students at a high school taught that happens. “I did not want the younger generation to experience the same things,” he says. In addition, students are enrolled in Girls Garage various origins. 69 percent of participants are people of color, the organization says. Some attend private schools, some public; some are new immigrants and some have lived forever in their neighborhood. As many as 55 percent receive full or partial scholarships, depending on the program. “They are therefore just a fabulous range of experiences and family and race and class,” says Pilloton, “and this is very important to me.” By investing in girls Garage Gates believes that not only help the girls succeed, but to help them improve their entire communities. “I hope these girls can keep their confidence up,” he says as the fields, which is represented by men and women even more. Pilloton says girls Garage also tries to teach girls, of which ignore the noise, that involve follow their passion and learn how to stay confident. “I think every time a girl or woman does something that have historically predominantly male, is always ein Ding ‘,” he says. “It ‘s one thing that you must justify it is one thing to make sense of themselves and then also have a reason that you have the courage to do it.” While students in the program go to work and this is the face of obstacles gates, the doctrines of hope they have learned in the garage girls help “raise other girls” – and become role models themselves. And Gates say that you do not need a billionaire and the right, to make a difference. “I think each of us affects the people around us,” he said. “And so we have to see how we can raise to help others.” See is the full video, which shares more details on Gates’ connection to the garage and working girls Pilloton the first program.