Train. Endure. Achieve. Matter.

October 16th marked a significant day in the lives of a band of philanthropic Microsoft employees and, potentially, the lives of Leukemia & Lymphoma sufferers the world over. A diverse group of employees answered the call to help a cause that was too strong to ignore when we heard about the prevalence of blood cancers…

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A Weekend with Startup Weekend at Microsoft Silicon Valley

The Microsoft BizSpark team hosted Startup Weekend, a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate and empower individuals, teams and communities. During the weekend of September 9-11, Microsoft’s Mountain View Campus hosted about 50 teams who came together to ideate, collaborate and generate some terrific ideas.  They were organized…

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Microsoft Rolls Up Its Sleeves with Other Valley Companies and Community Groups to Plant 200 Trees in East Palo Alto

Microsoft, along with seven other top Valley companies and community groups, planted more than 200 trees at Greek Oaks and Cesar Chavez Academies in East Palo Alto last weekend. The trees will provide shade, as well as cleaner air, for the more than 800 elementary and middle school students in the area. Led by Canopy,…

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TechSoup Global Contributors’ Summit Brings Participants from 45 Countries to Microsoft Silicon Valley

Microsoft is proud to continue its 15-year partnership with TechSoup, by hosting this year’s Global Contributors’ Summit. The two-day event kicked off on Tuesday, February 15, with welcomes from Director of Citizenship for Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus, Sid Espinosa and Senior Director of Global Community Affairs at Microsoft, Akhtar Badshah. Badshah, who inspired the audience…

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Welcome to the Microsoft Silicon Valley Blog

Welcome to the Microsoft Silicon Valley blog where you can find posts on news, events, opportunities, community efforts and the people of Microsoft Silicon Valley and our industry and community partners. There are nearly 2,000 Microsoft employees in the Silicon Valley who represent virtually every business and group within the company. You will find a…

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