Top 3 Basic Instagram Tips for Nonprofits

The following blog post is by Shai Coggins, founder of Vervely, a communications company focused on Digital Media, Community Engagement and Social Innovation.   Instagram is a fun and quirky way to share your life – or your nonprofit organisation’s ‘life’ – with friends and followers through a series of pictures. Instagram is currently ranked as…

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Dream Big! Register for Imagine Cup 2016

Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s global student technology competition that provides opportunities for students across all disciplines to team up and create applications, games and integrated solutions that can change the way we live, work and play. Eligible student teams will once again compete with thousands of others from across the globe by developing a technology…

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#WeSpeakCode 2015 Conquers Asia Pacific with More than 35,000 Students across 11 Countries Learning to Code

The second year of Asia Pacific’s #WeSpeakCode campaign, part of Microsoft’s YouthSpark programme, came back bigger than before! The regional effort succeeded in challenging thousands of youth to do their first hour of code and got many experienced coders to share their love of programing across the region between 23-29 March. From colourful India to…

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headspace Australia Wins the Show Us Where You Work Facebook Contest

Thank you to all the Australia and New Zealand nonprofits that entered our Show Us Where You Work Facebook Contest! We were impressed with all the photo entries that showed a wide range of places and ways that you make things happen for the beneficiaries of your services. Even more importantly, we love the work…

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Hans Andersen Club Boosts Staff Productivity through Microsoft Cloud-based Solutions

Hans Andersen Club (HAC) is a nonprofit organisation with a strong focus on the wellbeing of children and youth. Aimed at enabling the holistic development of children, HAC promotes reading-related activities to help them adapt more easily to a knowledge-based society. The nonprofit, named after renowned Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, was established in 1963…

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Penang International Science Fair Gives Students First Taste of Coding

When 50,000 people gather in an indoor stadium on a weekend, it’s usually to watch a sporting event. Chief Minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng (second from left) is briefed by Jasmine Begum (right), Legal & Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft on the importance of Coding & STEM education. However at the SPICE Arena in…

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Skype and the Future of Learning

A longer version of this article was posted 28 March 2014 on Skype’s Social Good Blog by Wendy Norman. How do children learn in places so remote there is no formal access to teachers or schools? How do children with learning disabilities prosper? How do children with a passion to learn more than is expected…

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White Spaces – Connecting the World

Right now, more than half the people on earth can’t get online and those who are connected want to do more things, with more devices. Microsoft is working with our partners to find new ways to get everyone on the planet connected. Wherever they are, whenever they want. Sounds nearly impossible, but the best answer…

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Tech4Good Webinar Series :: Women, Girls & Tech

Join us for this FREE webinar on "Women, Girls & Tech", Thursday, 20 March 2014, at 12:00 pm (Singapore time). Register today! In honour of International Women's Day on 8 March, this month’s webinar will focus on women and girls, showcasing technology solutions and programmes that have impacted their lives. Our panellists come from non-profit…

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YouthSpark supports Practical Office and Agricultural Skills for Nepali Youth

Through diverse programmes and partnerships with youth-serving nonprofits, Microsoft YouthSpark is aimed at creating new opportunities for millions of young people around the world. Back in May 2013, four projects won funding in a South Asia Regional Grant competition, ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, to implement ICT projects that can reduce youth unemployment. We…

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