Microsoft YouthSpark

Microsoft YouthSpark

Since 2012, Microsoft YouthSpark has created new opportunities for more than 300 million youth around the world, offering technology skills training and connections to employment, entrepreneurship and continued education or training. Today, Microsoft YouthSpark creates opportunities for youth to learn computer science. Check out the YouthSpark Hub to learn more.

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NASA and Seven Other Organizations Join Skype in the Classroom to Take Kids on New Educational Adventures
When I was a kid, I had some very big dreams. My imagination would run wild with all the possibilities of answering the question, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" On any given day, I would have given you wildly different...
Oct 4, 2012 12:25 PM ET
Expanding Computer Science Education in High Schools
By Lori Harnick, General Manager, Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs It’s estimated that by 2018, there will be 1.5 million computer science related jobs available in America, but only 29% of those jobs will be met by U.S. graduates. At a time when five of the top ten fastest growing jobs will be in a computer-related field and two of the top three top bachelors’...
Oct 3, 2012 3:00 PM ET
Creating Opportunities for 300 Million Young People in the Next 3 Years
Brad Smith, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Today we are announcing Microsoft YouthSpark, a new company-wide initiative designed to help create new opportunities for 300 million youth in 100 countries over the next three years. We’re launching this...
Sep 21, 2012 3:10 PM ET
Microsoft Mobilizes to Create Opportunities for 300 Million Youth Around the World
(3BL Media) Redmond, WA - September 21, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today announced a new global initiative, Microsoft YouthSpark, that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries during the next three years. This companywide initiative includes citizenship and other company programs — both new and enhanced...
Sep 21, 2012 2:30 PM ET
Microsoft Strengthens Commitment to Addressing Youth Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean
(3BL Media) Washington, DC - June 1, 2012 - At its annual Government Leaders Forum – Americas, Microsoft Corp. today strengthened its commitment to creating opportunities for young people in Latin America and the Caribbean in an effort to reduce youth unemployment in the region. The company detailed its participation in the recent launch of a new initiative, New Employment Opportunities (...
Jun 1, 2012 7:30 PM ET

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