YouthSpark Comes Alive in Atlanta

By: Marietta Davis, General Manager, Microsoft’s Greater Southeast District Today, Microsoft Atlanta, along with Morehouse College, is hosting a YouthSpark Connections event in Atlanta. I am excited to take part in the conversation with prominent leaders from education, government and civic community to discuss new research by the Brookings Institution on the youth opportunity gap…

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Microsoft Ranked #1 in Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, Continues Dedication to Citizens and Communities

Who doesn’t like to get an award? Microsoft was recently named number one in Corporate Social Responsibility by the Reputation Institute for our philanthropy efforts. While this award is a wonderful validation, there is something much more important than recognition:  the people and communities who benefit from the employees who take their time to give…

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Igniting “sparks” of opportunity for youth

From day one, a child’s potential is a gift waiting to be realized. Consider the magic of fire and how it is only a promise until someone lights a wick, igniting a dazzling chemical response.  At Microsoft, we view our youth’s potential with a similar perspective and are doing something to light that fire. Today,…

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