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Washington state STEM scholarship program receives $20 million gift

“This investment is a perfect example of the promise of the Opportunity Scholarship. It’s impossible to overstate the impact to students who otherwise couldn’t attend college this fall,” said Brad Smith, Microsoft general counsel and executive vice president and Washington State Opportunity Scholarship board chair. … Read more »

Emily Moberly shares her love of books to outsmart poverty


Moberly’s mission: Give kids greater access to books, encourage a love of reading, help literacy skills, boost job skills and increase confidence. To learn more about Moberly and Traveling Stories, go to Microsoft’s Instagram page, a celebration of people who break boundaries, achieve goals and #DoMore every day. … Read more »

Satya Nadella on empowering people to do great work


On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella participated in the White House “Champions of Change” event, where President Obama honored individuals who have helped bring about change for working families within their companies, communities or organizations. Nadella introduced the President and spoke about the policy Microsoft recently announced to ensure that … Read more »