Microsoft Hosts “Women Who Make a Difference”

REDMOND, Wash., March 20, 2002 — On Friday, March 22, Microsoft Corp. will host an event featuring a group of local women who will share their personal experiences in choosing nontraditional career paths and striving to make a positive and lasting impact in their community. Participants will hear from women with varying ethnic backgrounds, careers and areas of community involvement:

  • Trish Millines Dziko, co-founder and executive director of the Technology Access Foundation

  • Lin Dunn, coach of the Seattle Storm women’s professional basketball team

  • Rosa M. Melendez, regional director for the U.S. Department of Justice

  • Fidelma McGinn, executive director of Reel Grrls

We hope that you will join us for this informative session exploring a variety of issues affecting women today.

What: “Women Who Make a Difference”

When: Friday, March 22

Why: A celebration of Women’s History Month

Where: Microsoft campus, Red West E
Emerald Room
(425) 882-8080

Directions to Red West E from Seattle: Take 520 East to the 51st St. Exit. Turn left off the exit onto 51st St. Turn right at the second light onto 148th St. Turn right at the first light onto the RedWest campus. To get to building E, bear right and continue past the stop sign. Building E (5600) will be on the left at the second stop sign. Turn left and park in one of the available visitor spaces. If the visitor spaces are full, turn right into the building garage.

Press: Press registration will begin in the lobby at 11:15 a.m. PST.

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