Imagine Cup and the Rural Innovation Award — Michael Rawding

Those of you that follow Microsoft might be familiar with Imagine Cup – an annual student technology competition that Microsoft sponsors. This year Unlimited Potential has worked with Imagine Cup to add a new category — the Rural Innovation Award.   At its core, Imagine Cup is about capturing the creativity of university students from…

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Partnerships to Transform Education and Create Opportunity in Latin America—Orlando Ayala

I’m just now wrapping up the second day of this year’s Government Leaders Forum—Americas (GLF), and I wanted to share some more stories around today’s events.   I’ve been busy meeting with a variety of local and regional government and business leaders as well as our partners from a broad range of groups operating in the…

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Technology and Digital Services for Social Development in the Americas—Orlando Ayala

Greetings from Miami, Florida, where I’m participating in the next installment of our ongoing Microsoft Government Leaders Forums (GLF) – GLF Americas.  As I’ve mentioned before, GLFs are semi-annual events sponsored by Microsoft that gather top government and business leaders, focused on provoking dialogue on how representatives of the private sector can best work and…

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Travel Diary: Latin America and China—Orlando Ayala

One of the most rewarding parts of my work with Microsoft’s Unlimited Potential Group is the ability to travel around the world and witness firsthand the progress we continue to make towards connecting the next five billion people with the benefits of technology.  Seeing the positive impact that we and our global network of public…

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