Creating Opportunities for Women in Latin America

Posted by Angela CamachoAssociate General Counsel, Microsoft Latin America For the second year in a row, Women and Social Inclusion is a key topic area we’ll be discussing over the next two days at Microsoft’s annual Government Leaders Forum – Latin America and Caribbean in Rio de Janeiro. The event brings together government leaders and…

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Microsoft Announces Imagine Cup Grant Winners

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues At the Social Innovation Summit today, Microsoft announced the winners of the second annual Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants program, a three-year, $3 million competitive grant program that provides students with funding and support to help transform their projects into social enterprises or nonprofits that will address a…


Pulse on Citizenship: Microsoft Reports on its Citizenship Work Across the Globe

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a monthly series from Microsoft’s Citizenship team that appears on the second Wednesday of every month. Pulse on Citizenship provides insight and commentary on topics and trends in corporate citizenship. Posted by Lori HarnickGeneral Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs, Microsoft Today, we are releasing our annual Citizenship Report,…

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The Time Has Come to Help Youth Cross the Opportunity Divide

Posted by Brad SmithGeneral Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft A good deal of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week has focused on “The Great Transformation” and how technology, leadership and innovation can improve the state of the world for future generations. It’s a vital discussion. Young…

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U.S. Education Secretary Duncan Stops by at the Imagine Cup

Posted by Curt KolcunVice President, U.S. Public Sector, Microsoft Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stopped by the Imagine Cup Finals at Lincoln Center in New York. I had the opportunity to walk through the student showcase with him as he met with some of the student teams competing at the event. To say…

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Imagine Cup Competitors Make Their Pitch in Silicon Valley

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Blog A group of students intent on changing the world with technology pitched their ideas to Silicon Valley industry experts, academics, and media on Wednesday. Several teams of students who will participate in the July Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide Finals in New York City got to first…

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