Tech4Good: December – Youth and Technology

In This Issue…
Youth today live in an uber-connected world. Whether it’s texting on a mobile phone, using a computer at school or gaming with friends, technology is inextricably woven into young people’s lives. For nonprofits to remain relevant in their programmes, services or advocacy targeting youth, technology is a crucial component. This month, we share stories about the ingenious use of technology in outreach activities and other social initiatives targeted to youth.

Youth & Tech
The young people featured in these articles have embraced technology to achieve their dreams, help their nonprofits or power their businesses.

Music and Technology—Passion Meets Solution in the Philippines

Extraordinary Youth Building EPIC Homes

Why I Teach Kids to Code

The Village Entrepreneur and Hero

Nonprofits, Youth & Tech
Read about the resources available to support nonprofits that are reaching out to young people. The links also provide a good look at how nonprofits are using tech in their programmes or operations to enhance their outreach to youth.

Microsoft YouthSpark Hub

YCAB Foundation Fosters Effective Collaboration with SharePoint Online

Computers, Snakes & Rocking the Northern Territory's Indigenous Youth

Kids Help Phone

Youth Solving Problems Through Tech
Microsoft Imagine Cup brings student teams from all over the world together to build a better tomorrow. Through their groundbreaking technology projects in fields such as health, education and the environment, these students have shown us new ways to think and to change. The projects, based on a participatory approach, are direct answers for the needs that nonprofits have identified for themselves. Read on to find out more about their great solutions.

Microsoft Imagine Cup Winners Aim to Ease Hunger and Poverty in Australia

Prototype Device Determines Blood Type in 5 Minutes

Meet Team Pathfinders – Winner of Imagine Cup 2013 India Finals

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Microsoft Tech4Good Events

NGO Connection Day
Date: 12 Dec 2013
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Contact: Kim Loan Nguyen

NGO Connection Day
Date: Jan 2014
Location: Manila, Philippines
Contact: Cheryll Selda

Webinar Series

Youth & Tech
Date: 12 Dec 2013
Time: 12pm (Singapore Time)
Register now
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For more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.
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