Celebrating women around the globe, the power of data and March Madness excitement — Weekend Reading: March 11 edition

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Inspiring young women to invent great things, bringing data insights to transform businesses and a look at one developer’s focus on accessibility are just a few of the highlights from this week’s news around Microsoft. On Monday, Microsoft celebrated International Women’s Day through its #MakeWhatsNext campaign aimed at showing young women they can be among the next generation of inventors. The company announced a new program to help female inventors … Read more »

Meet five Microsoft women inspiring change in technology


It takes everyone to innovate. And in advance of International Women’s Day, March 8, we’re celebrating by profiling five dynamic individuals from all corners of the company who are changing the world through technology. We’re also highlighting some of Microsoft’s efforts to ensure we’re growing future generations of women in computer science today. Meet a software developer, a researcher, a board member, a test lead and a diversity manager who … Read more »

Weekend Reading – DigiGirlz, Elevate America and Windows Phone KIN

It looks like summer might finally have arrived here in Seattle.  It seems like everyone has left to start the weekend a little early and who can blame them.  Rain or shine, here’s your helpful roundup of the things you might have missed this week.  Something we call Weekend Reading: DigiGirlz:  Many of us here know first-hand how fulfilling careers in the tech industry can be, and how important the … Read more »