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Apr 17th, 2018, by in Latest news

Despite the continued prognostication by Microsoft regarding sweeping initiatives to combat systemic gender inequality in its workplaces, things aren’t changing as quickly as the company would like to narrate.

Mar 7th, 2017, by in Latest news

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and Microsoft is celebrating the day with a new campaign to inspire women around the world to #MakeWhatsNext.

Nov 22nd, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft UK has published a new post which highlights how DigiGirlz events in the UK also encouraged young women to “create amazing things.”

Apr 6th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s “Women Made” ad won the top spot in Ace Metrix’s list of their “Top 10 Breakthrough ads,” scoring a likability rating of 771 and an attention score of 769.

Mar 31st, 2016, by in Opinion

The faces and speakers who donned the stage at Build 2016 did more than show demos and weaved intricate stories for Microsoft’s developer ambitions

Feb 13th, 2016, by in Latest news

According to a new study, computer code written by women gets higher approval rating, when compared with code written by men in the US. The researchers analyzed data from 1.4 million users of the open source software-sharing service, Github. The researchers discovered that pull requests, which are suggested code changes that are made on Github […]

Jan 14th, 2016, by in Latest news

At an event titled Hack for Her Summit, Microsoft’s recent acquisition all-star Peggy Johnson took the stage to cement a relatively unspoken cultural phenomenon. Microsoft’s executive vice president of business development spoke to a crowd gathered at the Impact Hub in Seattle about the buying power of women in established as well as emerging markets. We […]

Jan 4th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft is looking to add some “presenters passionate about gaming” to its 16th annual Women in Gaming Luncheon. The Women in Gaming Luncheon this year will be held during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, and will be home to more than 200 women looking to network in the gaming community. Last year […]

Nov 4th, 2015, by in Latest news

In a new report by the Pew Research Center (PRC), women surprisingly outnumber men when it comes to console ownership. Looking over the study, it appears that 42% of females own consoles, compared with 37% of males. It’s a slight lead, but it would be interesting to see where and how the PRC collected their findings […]

May 29th, 2015, by in Latest news

There are a handful of names that typically surface when Microsoft is mentioned. Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer are usually among the top two, with Paul Allen rounding out the names that represent an older Microsoft. With Steve Ballmer’s departure a little over a year ago signaling the passing of the old guard at Microsoft, […]

Mar 9th, 2015, by in Latest news

For over 15 year’s Microsoft’s Xbox team has held an annual Women in Gaming Luncheon. The event is intended to celebrate women who are a part of the gaming industry and particularly those who have made significant marks in contribution to the gaming industry. Last week Microsoft did a little something different than they have previously. In the […]

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