Microsoft shares insights at United Nations July 2

Carolyn Nguyen, Microsoft Director Telecom and Internet Governance, provided compelling insights in support of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) action lines and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations Thursday July 2nd. She gave several examples where Microsoft was bridging the digital divide, supporting capacity building through education, implementing youth and…


Episode 5 - MS Board Director Maria Klawe, 17th on Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, Computer Science Association Canada Lifetime Achievement Awardee, shares success tips for #YouthSpark Live

Maria’s accomplishments are considerable as noted in this recent speaking event: “Dr. Klawe is one of the ten members of the board of Microsoft Corporation, a board member of Broadcom Corporation, and of the nonprofit Math for America. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a trustee for…


Episode 4 - Chat with Molly Burke, internationally celebrated youth leader and keynote YouthSpark Live in Vancouver

To make a difference on March 18th impacting our youth, share your story on Twitter of what inspired your interest in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship using the hashtag #YouthSpark. See here Episode 1 for more … . There is an interview with Sage Franch in Episode 2 and Genevieve L'Esperance in Episode 3 · Sample: My #YouthSpark was [coding…


Episode 3–Chat with Genevieve L'Esperance, internationally recognized innovator, developer, entrepreneur, and YouthSpark Advisor and Ambassador at YouthSpark Live in Vancouver

To make a difference on March 18th impacting our youth, share your story on Twitter of what inspired your interest in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship using the hashtag #YouthSpark. See here Episode 1 for more … . There is an interview with Sage Franch in Episode 2. · Sample: My #YouthSpark was [coding classes in the summer]! Now…


Episode 2–Chat with Sage Franch, top developer evangelist, blogger, computer science guru innovator, and YouthSpark Advisor and Ambassador at YouthSpark Live in Vancouver

Closing the opportunity divide by having more of our youth choose computing careers is one of the most important actions we can all take – together – to secure the future of our youth and as a result, the future of our global economy. To make a difference on March 18th impacting our youth, share your story…


Chat: Murray Goldberg, Award Winning International Top Innovating ICT Serial Entrepreneur

Murray Goldberg was a tenured faculty member in the department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, when he left to become the president and founder of WebCT, a company which grew to be the world’s leading learning management system (LMS), serving 14 million students in 80 countries at 4,000 universities and colleges….


Chat Dr. Maria Klawe, Pioneering World-Renowned Computer Scientist and Executive Leader, shares her past to current career years — Part 2

This is the final interview in a four-part interview series where we explored Maria’s considerable history from her early years and into her professional life of notable distinction, significant outstanding contributions in a number of fields including societal causes. In future interviews, we will continue to follow Maria’s outstanding work impacting business, industry, governments, education,…


Chat: Dr. Maria Klawe Pioneering World-Renowned Computer Scientist and Executive Leader, shares her past to current career years — Part 1

Harvey Mudd College is led by Maria Klawe, HMC’s fifth president who began her tenure in 2006. A renowned computer scientist and scholar, President Klawe is the first woman to lead the college since its founding in 1955. Prior to joining HMC, she served as Dean of Engineering and Professor of Computer Science at Princeton…


Dr. Maria Klawe: Pioneering World-Renowned Computer Scientist and Executive Leader, Shares her Early Career Years

Harvey Mudd College is led by Maria Klawe, HMC’s fifth president who began her tenure in 2006. A renowned computer scientist and scholar, President Klawe is the first woman to lead the college since its founding in 1955. Prior to joining HMC, she served as Dean of Engineering and Professor of Computer Science at Princeton…