Can technology transform society and help shape our future? Ali Faramawy, President of Microsoft Middle East and Africa, is ready to answer to this question at the TeenTechSF Global Youth Summit this Saturday, 5 December. The event will be livestreamed to over 1400 students around the world, so be sure to click on this link to go to the TeenTechSF YouTube Channel on Saturday, Dec 5 at 7pm Istanbul (EET) to view the livestream. More details on TeenTechSF and the event schedule here.
TeenTechSF is an organisation run by and for students dedicated to empowering the next generation of tech innovators by providing equal access to tech opportunities and resources for all teens. Their motto is “Innovate, Collaborate, Create: Bringing the Spirit of Silicon Valley to the World”, and the theme for this year’s conference is “Tech for Social Impact”.
Ali is excited to be involved in this event because it resonates will with Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more. He believes that when we collaborate, we learn that diversity is a blessing that helps us to innovate to transform lives and pave the way for a bright future. Be sure to listen carefully as he explains how Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative and its involvement in projects like TV White Spaces, AGIN and M-Kopa illustrate just how we can use technology for good.
To hear Ali’s thoughts on why technology, creativity and teamwork can change the world, click on this link for the TeenTechSF Global Youth Summit and join the livestream on 5 December at 7pm (EET). As Ali says, “We rely on you to make our world a better place.”