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Bill and Melinda Gates foundation names Ashish Dhawan as trustee

The Harvard graduate also serves as a board member of the American India Foundation

Ashish Dhawan. Credits : Ashoka University 

Indian philanthropist, Ashish Dhawan has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation( BMGF) a nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world.

Reacting to his appointment, Dhawan said, “The foundation has made exemplary contributions to India’s development over the last 15 years, and I am pleased to join the board. I hope to contribute to its strategy on economic growth, equality of opportunity, and sustainability, and look forward to learning from and contributing to its education efforts across the world, particularly in Africa.”

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