Global Development as a Vital Export: Changing Lives, Creating Opportunity

By Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Microsoft Editor’s note: Cross-posted from the Huffington Post 11/1/11 is a special day in Washington state. The state exports more goods and resources internationally than any other state in the nation. One in every three jobs in our state is, in some way, tied to foreign…


Global Washington 2011 conference gets underway

This year’s Global Washington conference, which celebrates Washington State’s global development sector, has got underway this morning. The conference, which runs today and tomorrow, has a packed agenda that will focus on the challenges facing global development work in the midst of rapid innovation, political instability and shifting global, regional and local priorities. The event…