Microsoft Top Picks: 6 Not-to-Miss Events This Week

| MSNE Staff

Events 10-26

We may love Halloween, but we have no scares for you — no tricks, all treats! This week is one to celebrate startups and STEM! Here are our top picks for six not-to-miss events this week:

1) Boston WordPress Meetup, October 20151439758848
Monday, October 26, 6:30pm — 9pm

Microsoft New England R&D Center | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
Twitter: @bostonwp

We provide exciting talks for beginners, intermediate and expert users of WordPress, the world’s largest Content Management System platform. We are the region’s largest resource providing free videos, talks, job boards and forums for any who are interested.

logo2) 10th Annual Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize Ceremony
Tuesday, October 27, 8am — 10am

Boston Harbor Hotel | 70 Rowes Wharf, The Wharf Room | Boston
Twitter: @edvestors

EdVestors’ School on the Move Prize is Boston’s premier annual award for public schools and is a coveted  honor among teachers and school leaders across our city.

BSJFVacare1small3) Boston Startup Job Fair
Wednesday, October 28, 12pm
Microsoft New England R&D Center | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
Twitter: @StartupJF

The Boston Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best Boston-based startups. The event is largely run by volunteers looking to foster a thriving startup community and to raise awareness about startup jobs in Boston.

masschallenge4) 2015 Boston MassChallenge Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, October 28, 5pm — 9pm
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | 415 Summer St | Boston
Twitter: @MassChallenge

The MassChallenge Awards Ceremony is the grand finale of the Boston startup accelerator program, shining a spotlight on the world’s most promising entrepreneurs.

GBCC-TOYL-Logo_WEB1-300x2095) Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Awards
Thursday, October 29, 5:30pm — 7:30pm
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | 425 Summer St | Boston
Twitter: @bostonchamber

In 2012, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce revived the Ten Outstanding Young Leaders (TOYL) Awards to continue the tradition of honoring Greater Boston’s current and future leaders.

The TOYL awards were presented by the Boston Jaycees from 1952 to 2006 to identify and celebrate the region’s young leaders. Since its inception, more than 500 young leaders have been honored for their professional, personal, and civic commitment to improving the quality of life within our community. Past recipients include such diverse figures as President John F. Kennedy, conductor Leonard Bernstein, business leader Jack Connors, Jr., and community advocate Carol Fulp.

Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 12.03.18 AM6) 8th Annual Catalyst Awards
Thursday, October 29, 6pm — 8pm
Genzyme Center | 500 Kendall Street | Cambridge
Twitter: @SCFG

The Catalyst Awards event is an annual recognition of outstanding leadership, both individual and institutional, in advancing the mission of Science Club for Girls to foster excitement, self-confidence and science literacy in girls, particularly from minority and low-income communities, by maximizing meaningful interactions with women mentors in STEM.

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