Month: May 2016

[Video] Female coders on the rise in the Middle East and Africa

Imagining, inventing, building, creating, solving. Coding. It’s one of the most valuable skills you can learn today. More and more new career paths are emerging that require an understanding of coding. Sadly, careers in tech are still disproportionately filled. For many young girls, learning to code wasn’t an option – either … Read more »

Microsoft Bahrain hosts Empowering Digital Government Transformation Event

Al Qaed addresses the audience on the value of innovation to empower government transformation 5 Government entities recognized for their dedicated efforts to affect change Under the patronage of Mr. Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, Chief Executive, Information and eGovernment Authority, Microsoft Bahrain hosted the Empowering Digital Government transformation event with … Read more »

Female coders on the rise in the Middle East and Africa

Imagining, inventing, building, creating, solving. Coding. It’s one of the most valuable skills you can learn today. More and more new career paths are emerging that require an understanding of coding. Sadly, careers in tech are still disproportionately filled. For many young girls, learning to code wasn’t an option – … Read more »

Female coders on the rise in the Middle East and Africa

Imagining, inventing, building, creating, solving. Coding. It’s one of the most valuable skills you can learn today. More and more new career paths are emerging that require an understanding of coding. Sadly, careers in tech are still disproportionately filled. For many young girls, learning to code wasn’t an option – … Read more »

Does my startup look big in this? Mixing startups and style

By: Editorial Team  What can entrepreneurs learn from fashionistas? More than you would think, says Perry Kamel, business development lead for Microsoft 4Afrika. At first glance they may seem poles apart. But as a lover of fashion and through her role supporting African small and medium enterprises (SMEs), Perry has … Read more »

Microsoft to offer Netflix to UAE consumers

Three-month subscription to Netflix will be included with the purchase of select Microsoft products 16th May, 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Microsoft today announced an exciting extension to its partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network. For a limited time, in a deal aimed at TV … Read more »

DigiGirlz Helps Motivate Future Female Leaders of Technology in Botswana

Microsoft event inspires young women to pursue tech careers, break stereotypes Botswana, Tuesday 10th May, 2016…Over 100 high school students from Francistown have benefited from the DigiGirlz tech camp, an initiative by Microsoft and Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) aimed at inspiring more girls to pursue tech careers and break stereotypes. … Read more »