Bill Gates Sr. http://kplu.org en Gates Foundation spotlights Rotary Club's polio campaign http://kplu.org/post/gates-foundation-spotlights-rotary-clubs-polio-campaign <p>For the record, Bill Gates couldn&rsquo;t have become the world&rsquo;s leading advocate for polio eradication if not for people like Ezra Teshome. People who wear sprockets on their heads.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">Rotarians.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">I hung out on Wednesday night with a small gang of Seattle Rotarians, including Ezra and Bill Gates Sr., who had braved the winter storm warning (of, yeah, that dusting of snow) to celebrate Rotary&rsquo;s 106th anniversary and its decades of commitment to seeing polio wiped off the face of the planet.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/02/before-bill-gates-there-was-ezra-and-the-sprocketeers/">Read More</a></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:14:43 +0000 Tom Paulson 870 at http://kplu.org Gates Foundation spotlights Rotary Club's polio campaign New website wants your failures (and for you to admit you've had them) http://kplu.org/post/new-website-wants-your-failures-and-you-admit-youve-had-them <p>It's uncommon to hear dialog about failure in our society, including among the leaders and agencies who work in the field of global health and development. Those organizations rely on funders who are banking on success to further international missions,&nbsp;<a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/">according to Humanosphere's Tom Paulson</a>:&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 23:27:52 +0000 KPLU News Staff 552 at http://kplu.org New website wants your failures (and for you to admit you've had them)