DigiGirlz Camp Will Educate and Inspire High-School Girls

REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 5, 2005 — High-school girls from around the nation will be visiting Microsoft Corp.’s Redmond campus next week to attend the fifth annual DigiGirlz camp, a technology day camp for girls in grades 9–12. The goal of the camp is to educate and inspire high-school girls by introducing them to the considerable opportunities and career choices available to them in the high-tech industry. This year’s camp will feature keynote speeches from corporate executives, hands-on technology-related workshops and job shadowing opportunities. The camp will run from Monday, Aug. 8, through Thursday, Aug. 11. Members of the media are invited to the keynote address on Tuesday and to the subsequent workshop where the girls will work to design their own user interface for a portable device.

What:

DigiGirlz technology camp for girls

When:

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005

9–9:45 a.m.: keynote address with Lisa Brummel, Microsoft HR corporate vice president

10–11 a.m.: hands-on tech workshop

Where:

Hood Conference Room

Building 33

Microsoft Campus

One Microsoft Way

Redmond, WA 98052-6399

R.S.V.P. (press only): Jean Rosenlund, jeanr@wagged.com or (425) 638-7000

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