Technology is facing a diversity issue: that women are underrepresented in the industry. As such, Microsoft organized DigiGirlz Singapore 2016 to encourage greater participation among young women within Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs, and help break up misconceptions about women in technology.
To commemorate this special day, we take a look at three Microsoft Innovative Educators who have disrupted—in a good way—their classrooms with technology.
Newly released female inmates often struggle to re-enter society, especially given the lack of proper support, education, and job training—making them vulnerable to trafficking syndicates. Find out how Microsoft Thailand and National Council for Child and Youth Development (NCYD) are using ICT to help break this cycle.
Discover how Microsoft is working with the Philippines’ National School for the Blind and the nonprofit, Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired, to introduce computer science to the visually impaired.
Crossroads Foundation has helped connect those in need with those who can provide. Find out how its rapid growth outpaced its aging IT infrastructure, and how Microsoft provided it with the aid it needs.
Crossroads Foundation has helped connect those in need with those who can provide. Find out how .
Budding entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley may wish to have access to the wealth of connections in the technology hub, but the good news is that Microsoft Innovation Centers allow them to tap on valuable connections and resources—right at their doorsteps. Find out more.
At 16 per cent, the rate of Internet access in Indonesia is among the lowest in Southeast Asia. Even so, Esther Sianipar does not think it is contradictory to teach coding to children and youth. She tells us why, and explains what coding literacy really means.
Tech Mela, an annual technology event organised by Microsoft Innovation Centre Nepal, was well-received by attendees. From idea pitching competitions to discussions on technological issues such as e-waste, find out more about what took place this year.
Four Asian companies recently received the Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative grant to aid their efforts in closing the connectivity gap in Asia. Learn more about what they do, and how they plan to use the grant.
Microsoft is collaborating with the National University of Singapore to fulfil Singapore’s vision as a Smart Nation, as well as further data science education and research in the country. Find out more about this partnership.