Microsoft Taiwan Student Programme Marks a Decade of Youth Empowerment

Celebrating ten years of fostering youth development, Microsoft Taiwan recently launched its ‘Aim High, Get High’ book that highlights the internship stories and achievements of the Microsoft Taiwan Student Programme over the past decade. Through the Microsoft Taiwan Student Programme, students explore their future career potential through corporate internship stints in four main professional fields: marketing,…

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'Youth Solutions!' Empowers Youth Led NGOs in South Asia

According to the World Bank, South Asia created nearly 800,000 jobs per month between 2000 and 2010. However, despite growth, the region is still home to half a billion of the world’s poorest people. Since labor is the primary asset of the poor, having more and better jobs is the key employment challenge facing the…

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Skype Celebrates World Read Aloud Day

This article was originally posted 6 March by Elisa Steele on the Skype’s Big Blog. View a related video. I love to read and I love stories. I was called a bookworm as a kid, because once I cracked open a book, I just couldn’t put it down until it was done! And, now, I…

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Taking the IT/BPO Industry to Rural Sri Lanka

Tech One Global is becoming the first Sri Lankan company to set up operation in the Hambantota Park, the first park in Sri Lanka dedicated to information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO). The park was built to provide new jobs in rural Sri Lanka and aims to offer 100,000 positions, including 40,000 positions…

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