Microsoft is expanding its Technology Education and Literacy in Schools program which focuses on the shortage of computer science teachers. TEALS recruits, mentors, and places high-tech professionals in schools that are struggling to provide strong computer science courses.
Three nonprofit leaders receive $25,000 grants and recognition for their organizations
(3BL Media) Redmond, WA - October 2, 2012 - The Microsoft Alumni Foundation announced the winners of its prestigious Integral Fellows Awards for 2012, and hundreds of Microsoft alumni were treated to an inspiring discussion on “doing philanthropy,” with award-winning actress and philanthropist Jennifer Garner and children’s advocate Mark Shriver, at the foundation’s fourth annual Celebration event Monday night on the Microsoft campus.
Toyota will repeat its sponsorship of the Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media Conference, to be held October 25th to the 27th in Houston. The annual meeting is LATISM’s flagship event, bringing together community leaders, social media and technology influencers, educators, and government officials to explore best practices and resources.
Microsoft YouthSpark is a new companywide initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth through a range of global programs, delivered in partnership with governments, nonprofits and other businesses.
(3BL Media) Redmond, WA - September 21, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today announced a new global initiative, Microsoft YouthSpark, that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries during the next three years. This companywide initiative includes citizenship and other company programs — both new and enhanced — that empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship.
(3BL Media) Bellevue, WA - August 22, 2012 – The Microsoft Alumni Foundation is recognizing a select group of alumni giving of themselves to help others at home and around the world. Today the Foundation announced the five finalists for the 2012 Integral Fellows Awards. A cornerstone program of the Foundation, the Integral Fellows Awards Program recognizes Microsoft alumni who have dedicated their lives to creating something extraordinary to help address challenges around the world.
15 Microsoft alumni recognized for extraordinary leadership in philanthropy
(3BL Media) Bellevue, WA - July 12, 2012 - Today the Microsoft Alumni Foundation announced its nominees for the 2012 Integral Fellows Awards. Each year the foundation recognizes Microsoft alumni who dedicate their time, talent, and resources to help address local, national, or global challenges. The award highlights the wide range of global impact that Microsoft alumni have in the nonprofit community around issues including conservation, clean-burning wood stoves, and hydrocephalus.
REDMOND, Wash. — June 28, 2012 —The benefits of storytelling and the need for nonprofits to communicate their impact to various audiences has been a focus of late among nonprofit organizations and corporate social responsibility groups. It has been a hot topic at recent social innovation industry events such as Nonprofit Technology Network, the Cause Marketing Forum and the Social Innovation Summit.