Graduates from the TOMODACHI-Microsoft iLEAP Social Innovation and Leadership Program got together to explore ways to empower greater social change with technology.
Danny Gnaniah, suffers from a permanent spinal cord injury—but he has never let it get in the way of his dreams. With M-Powered Malaysia, he believes that more people with disabilities will be empowered to achieve their dreams.
Read about how 23-year-old Naowarat Sodsamang is leveraging M-Powered Thailand as a platform for valuable professional skills training.
This World Refugee Day, read more about 19-year-old refugee Yo Pyu Ei and how Microsoft is helping her to achieve her dreams of empowering women, youth and children.
With GenerasiBisa!, YCAB teacher Adrianto Supardiono believes Indonesian youth will be able to create a better life for themselves. Find out how Microsoft is supporting young people and creating local economic opportunities in Southeast Asia.
Read how M-Powered Vietnam is supporting 25-year-old Mai Anh Dung to pursue his dream career in technology.
Find out how Microsoft is supporting nonprofit Tag International Development to train and nurture the next crop of rural entrepreneurs in Myanmar.
Held from December 5-11, the 2016 Hour of Code in Asia not only encouraged youth in the region to kick-start their coding adventures, but also promoted greater accessibility to computer science education for youth, and more inclusion for people with disabilities.
The ‘Bangladeshi surf girls’, who recently captured international imagination, took up Microsoft training to learn basic ICT skills. Previously plying their trade along the beach, they now have a livelihood option in IT that they much prefer.
We’re halfway through Computer Science Education Week! Here’s what’s happening at 2016 Hour of Code in Asia. Be sure to take part in the Hour of Code this week—or even try your hand at conducting your own event.