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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Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants Awarded to Students to Help Create Businesses and Nonprofits Aimed at Global Change
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Davos, Switzerland – January 27, 2012 – At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting today in Davos, Switzerland, Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the inaugural year of the Imagine Cup Grants program, a three-year, $3 million competitive grant program...
Jan 27, 2012 12:15 PM ET
A Winning Strategy: Teaching Students and Cultivating an Interest in Computer Science
Combating viruses, saving the lives of expectant mothers, and retrieving food from a warehouse controlled by an evil dictator; it’s not just fun and games in teacher Pat Yongpradit’s computer science classes at Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Students in his class are challenged to make sense of complicated algorithms and complex data structures while learning to design and...
Oct 6, 2011 3:20 PM ET
Microsoft Commits to Bringing Technology Access to 1 Million Low-Income Youth
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Sept. 20, 2011 - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Microsoft Corp. launched a three-year program to ensure that 1 million students from low-income families in the United States receive the benefits of...
Sep 20, 2011 9:00 AM ET
Creating Opportunities for Washington’s Students
Posted by Brad SmithGeneral Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft With Washington students heading back to school, September will see Microsoft build upon the many education-related investments the company has made to date in Washington state, and consider ways of...
Sep 8, 2011 8:30 AM ET
What is STEM and why is it important? #STEMtember
STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. STEM education is not only critical for preparing our future doctors, researchers, rocket scientists and game designers, it’s becoming more important for every type of job in the workforce. The problem is that most countries in the world aren’t producing enough STEM graduates. In the United States for example, the U.S....
Sep 7, 2011 5:30 PM ET

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