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  • Blog Post: South Korean Nonprofits Want to Work in the Cloud

    Recently, over 150 nonprofit professionals and government representatives from around South Korea travelled to Seoul for NGO Cloud Day, co-sponsored by Microsoft Korea and Korea Association of Social Workers . Held quarterly since 2008, the event is aimed at strengthening the IT capacity of social workers...
  • Blog Post: TechForum: The Campus Edition

    Every month, the Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA) team at Microsoft Korea conducts the TechForum, to share insights into the latest trends dominating the IT landscape. The seminar also features opinion leaders from various sectors to share their thoughts and opinions on how IT is revolutionising the...
  • Blog Post: Dream IT Spark IT Korea

    Technology might be something some children can only dream about. But a dream came true for the children at the Bucheon Community Child Care Center through Microsoft Korea ’s YouthSpark programme – Dream IT Spark IT. Including multiple activities, ranging from learning about PowerPoint ,...
  • Blog Post: Asia Pacific Teams Dominate 2014 Worldwide Imagine Cup

    From L-R: Hadi Partovi, co-founder of Code.org; Erik Martin, general manager of Reddit, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, with Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah of Team Eyenaemia Winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup , the company’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Finals: Who’s Representing Asia Pacific?

    This is part of a series to showcase the teams from Asia Pacific who are participating in the Imagine Cup Finals in Seattle. Since 2003, Microsoft has been hosting the Imagine Cup competition to bring together young technologists from around the world. We sat down with team Bomon from South Korea...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft YouthSpark Live Korea: Breaking the Gender Code

    At 52.4 percent, South Korea’s female employment rate trails far behind that of neighbouring countries Japan (65 percent) and China (69 percent), and is the seventh-lowest among OECD countries. At the workplace, deeply-rooted traditions have influenced employment practices and have resulted in...
  • Blog Post: Inaugural Week of Code in East Asia a Big Success

    Kicking off with a blast on 21 April, the Asia Pacific Week of Code witnessed thousands of youth attending events and activities. Part of Microsoft YouthSpark ’s #WeSpeakCode campaign, the Asia Pacific Week of Code encourages youth to learn basic coding skills so they can be equipped for the modern...
  • Blog Post: Young Korean YouthSpark Innovators at Imagine Cup 2014 Korea Finals

    Microsoft’s YouthSpark Programme, a global initiative that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth around the world, empowers young people to realise their full potential through various training programmes and experiences. One such programme is the Microsoft Imagine Cup , an annual...
  • Blog Post: Asia Pacific Week of Code is Here!

    There are nearly 3.5 billion people speaking more than 2000 languages in Asia Pacific. Can you imagine if there was a common language that could unite this diverse region and open doors to opportunities? Through our YouthSpark programme, Microsoft is challenging youth across Asia Pacific to do...
  • Blog Post: Celebrities Call Out for #WeSpeakCode

    We Speak Code. Do you? As part of Microsoft's global YouthSpark Initiative, and with celebrities around Asia showing their support for more young people to learn to code in school, we are proud to present a Week of Code to encourage everyone to try their first Hour of Code at code.org . It's...
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