To me, watching your spouse, somebody that you love, have an adventure - what is better than that?
My background was computer science and business school, so eventually I worked my way up where I was running product groups - development, testing, marketing, user education.
Women around the world should have a tool that helps them plan their pregnancies.
I've always had this idea that you have to make the most of things.
I'm constantly saying to myself, 'I'm lucky I was born in the United States.'
Government funding that's coming from the United States is making a huge difference on the ground in the developing world. It's really palpable - it's making a huge difference saving lives.
The premise of this foundation is one life on this planet is no more valuable than the next.
As a parent, you have to be good coach and bad coach, and I think in the college-application process, I didn't want to be bad coach. 'This is amazing! I'm so proud of you!' That's the role I wanted with my kids.
Sharing our experience with pregnancy was incredibly important because we realized how challenging and difficult that was, and there are really dark moments where you think you're alone.
I just think that philanthropy is a fancy way to say that you care about others and that you want to serve others. And that's been a part of me for as long as I can remember.
My relationship with money is that it's a tool to be self-sufficient, but it's not something that is a part of who I am.
We would be driving down the street in a place like Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo, and started to see, my gosh, the only people that have shoes are men. Why does that woman have a baby in her belly and one on her back, and she's carrying a huge load of bananas? You start to ask these questions.
How about we agree upon what our common American values are, which is let's make this a true land of opportunity.
Teachers have told us across the country that what's severely outdated is the teacher at the front of the classroom as the font of knowledge, because as we know, access to knowledge and information is now ubiquitous. So instead, teachers want to help students learn how to think so that they can be lifelong learners.
There are many philanthropists who we admire and have learned a great deal from, including mentors like Bill and Melinda Gates and peers like Cari Tuna and Dustin Moskovitz.
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