The women of Taiwan remind me of the magic of technology

I had many truly wonderful experiences in Taiwan, the team there; Hope Ong and Angela Yao; have done an amazing job pioneering the Women Unlimited … Read more »

Supporting our Veterans

Yesterday, I had the honor of hosting a team from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) at Microsoft’s campus as part of their tour … Read more »

Sichuan two years on

Who could forget more than 68,000 people killed, countless homes destroyed and lives shattered in the Sichuan earthquake of 2008? Yet even as many of … Read more »

Vote now to help students solve the world’s toughest problems

Each year hundreds of thousands of students from around the world come together to compete in the Imagine Cup. The competition, which is part of … Read more »

Video: Preparing people for the jobs of today and tomorrow

Today I wanted to share with you our final Accelerator Summit video.  This session addresses skills training and workforce development, an area of significant focus … Read more »

Video: Employee giving and social entrepreneurs at Microsoft

The third session we are sharing from our recent Accelerator Summit was hosted by Lisa Brummel, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Microsoft and … Read more »

Video: How technology can enable nonprofits

The second session at our recent Accelerator Summit was a panel discussion I hosted that looked at the role technology can play in helping NGOs … Read more »

The impact of training goes beyond employment

I spent some time recently with Nalini Gangadharan, Chairperson of the CAP Foundation. Nalini was in Seattle for our Accelerator Summit and it was the … Read more »