Meet 12 Microsoft Women – Career Webcast

Great opportunity to explore jobs held by women at Microsoft. Microsoft Career Webcast Four job webcasts held around the world. Register Today! Latin America – April 28th North America – April 29th ASIA – May 24th EMEA  – May 25th About the Event Meet up to 12 different women from Microsoft Services and learn how…

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Disney Character or Microsoftee – Sara Ford tells her story for Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (ALD10)

Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (#ALD10) is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.  I’m looking forward to reading about the women in technology who motivate us all.  Last year I found Tim O’Reilly’s post about the women at O’Reilly was very touching.  I was motivated by how…

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Microsoft {iGive = dc} at MIX10 DonorsChoose.org

Tired of XL T-shirts? Come get a women’s shirt with real Swarovski crystals!   {iGive = dc}; What is iGive? The iGive program is a way for Microsoft to “give back” to the communities that we live in and serve.  It is part of the overall corporate citizenship pillar of key initiatives that we all…

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Happy International Women’s Day!

It’s also Women’s History Month. In honor of women in computing, you should meet Lili Cheng, general manager of Microsoft’s Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs, which focuses on software and services that are centered on social connectivity, real-time experiences, and rich media. Lili talks to @ritzy and @Carmine007 about her tenure at Microsoft which started…

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Systers Code Sprint

Twelve hours into the day and two Starbucks stops behind me, I’m hanging out at the Systers Code Sprint.  I met Robin Jeffries!!  She’s super nice and we had a very good discussion about why Systers uses their current system rather than say the Groups developed by the company Robin works for (Google). 😉 The…

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At the conference, on Eastern time but less over-committed than I thought :-)

I FINALLY arrived at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing around 8PM last night.  I’ve been thinking about and planning for the conference since February.  (Not as long as the organizers, but that’s still a long time!)  I arrived in time to meet up with some folks at the Poster Session and to…

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Microsoft iGive at Grace Hopper 2009

  At GHC 2008, we kicked off a campaign called iGive where women in computing gave back to the community.  Please support iGive again this year as we continue to support and raise awareness for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. What is iGive? The iGive campaigns are a way for Microsoft to “give…

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3 Ways To Take Your Grace Hopper Experience Online

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference is an excellent way to keep in touch with women’s issues, gain advice and insight for your career, and most importantly connect with other women in computing.  The conference has a number of online venues to enhance your attendance or to follow along if you are…

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Technical Mom Picture Time: Mom’s with O’Reilly Books

Pictures of technical moms with their pictures are starting to arrive!  Check them out at: http://oreilly.com/go/techmoms O’Reilly is collecting pictures of Technical Moms for their O’Reilly Mother’s Day Page and discount.  Take a pic with your O’Reilly books and send it into press@oreilly.com.  Read this great story about O’Reilly responding to my Tweet and celebrate…

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Technical Mom Picture Time: Send in Pics with O’Reilly Books

O’Reilly is collecting pictures of Technical Moms for their O’Reilly Mother’s Day Page and discount.  Take a pic with your O’Reilly books and send it into press@oreilly.com.  They plan to post a picture page of technical mom’s with their books. Don’t forget to order your Mother’s Day O’Reilly book and receive a 40% Discount by…

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