Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific

How AWWA Uses the Cloud to Impact More

Inclusion begins with understanding. To increase interaction between children with and without...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 08/15/2017

Using Tech to Serve Communities Better

Thailand boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world at under one percent. However, for...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 08/01/2017

Nurturing Japan’s Next Generation of Social Innovators

Yuto Nishizuka, an undergraduate at Waseda University, is a strong advocate of providing quality and...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 07/18/2017

An M-Powered Future: Enabling the Disabled to Craft Their Futures

This article is part of a series on M-Powered, an initiative undertaken by Microsoft Asia and local...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 07/11/2017

An M-Powered Future: Helping Youth Realize Their Dreams

This article is part of a series on M-Powered, an initiative undertaken by Microsoft Asia and local...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/27/2017

Empowering Young Refugees to Create Their Futures

Kayin State has been part of Myanmar’s ongoing civil war for over six decades. It was also once the...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/20/2017

An M-Powered Future: Shaping the Next Generation

This article is part of a series on M-Powered, an initiative undertaken by Microsoft Asia and local...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/13/2017

An M-Powered Future: Forging New Paths

This article is part of a series on M-Powered, an initiative undertaken by Microsoft Asia and local...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 05/30/2017

Empowering Youth to Create Lasting Impact

Shigeki—known as Beat to his friends—was a middle school student when the Great East Japan...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 05/18/2017

Sharing Digital Knowledge to Change Lives in Myanmar

While Myanmar is experiencing fast economic growth, poverty and unemployment issues are...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 05/17/2017

Microsoft’s CSR Programs Recognized by AmCham Singapore

Microsoft has received an award from the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham) in...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 05/09/2017

A Cloud of Childhood Memories

Old photos, school reports, medical reports, and family histories. For many of us, these are things...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 04/19/2017

Envisioning a Digital World for All

“For people with special needs like me, the digital world is an avenue for us to be able to lead a...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 04/11/2017

Saving Children from the Streets with the Cloud

Shanmukha ran away from home when he was just 13 years old. He was later found at the Bangalore city...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 04/04/2017

Promoting Education and the Performing Arts via the Cloud

Friends of the Arts Foundation (FOTAF) is a nonprofit committed to spreading the joy of the...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 03/29/2017

Why Women are at Risk in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Dr. Daiana Beitler, Regional Director Asia, Microsoft Philanthropies We are entering what is...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 03/22/2017

Empowering Through Better Understanding

“How can we improve and centralize communications internally to provide more seamless and consistent...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 03/14/2017

NEEDeed and Microsoft Deliver Essential Technology to Nonprofits

As a proud partner of Microsoft Philanthropies, NEEDeed will soon help equip select not-for-profit...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 03/08/2017

Providing More Loving Homes in Vietnam with the Cloud

There are over 26 million children in Vietnam today, and eight out of 10 of them are at-risk. This...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 03/07/2017

Hearing the World via the Cloud

Li Yiran is a twelve-year-old Chinese boy who enjoys reading. Some of his favorite genres are fables...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 02/28/2017

Tech: The Key to Achieving Greater Social Impact

How do we communicate and collaborate even while in the field? How do we keep information entrusted...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 02/21/2017

Coding the World of Tomorrow

Coding is for everyone, and anyone—regardless of gender, age, nationality or occupation. Embodying...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 01/25/2017

Bringing Hope to the Children of Cambodia with the Cloud

Child abuse and trafficking remains a serious social issue in Cambodia, with an estimated 1.2...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 01/17/2017

Living Dreams Empowers Children’s Homes in Japan with IT

Five years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake which claimed 16,000 lives and...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 01/11/2017

Indonesian Nonprofit Takes Operations to the Cloud

In the 1990s, Indonesia’s social issues such as high school dropout rates, substance abuse, and...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/21/2016

Bangladeshi Surf Girls Turn the Tide

In southern Bangladesh, facing the sparkling Bay of Bengal waters and surrounded by lush green hills...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/14/2016

Learn How You Can Build Your Own World at 2016 Hour of Code

Imagine a world where you create the rules. You can make chickens moo instead of cluck, zombies flee...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/08/2016

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Learn to Code

By Dr. Daiana Beitler, Regional Director Asia, Microsoft Philanthropies The Computer Science...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/07/2016

Exploring the Whimsical World of Computing with Linda Liukas

Linda Liukas is a programmer. She is also a storyteller and an illustrator. Not the most typical of...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/06/2016

Sadam's Story: Aim for the sky and reach the moon

Sadam Ahmed was dealt a tough hand from day one. Born into a refugee camp in Somalia, his life was...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 12/02/2016

Students and Teachers Design for an Inclusive Education

An inclusive education system does not start with machines, but understanding. “When you see a...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 11/22/2016

A World of Opportunities Awaits Young Indonesians

From cutting trees and shearing sheep to designing intricate railway systems and architecting...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 11/10/2016

ICT Guides the Way Out of Unrest

Forty young women in a classroom, listening to a speaker in front. At a glance, one would think this...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 11/01/2016

#DigiGirlz 2016: Inspiring Girls to Tech

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality app that allows players to catch virtual critters called Pokémon...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 10/27/2016

World Teacher’s Day: A Dedication to Teachers Who Tech

“Are you in Asia?” The students enthusiastically nod at the screen. “Are you in Southeast Asia?” A...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 10/05/2016

A Way Out: Breaking the Cycle of Vulnerability with ICT

Freedom. A fresh start. A better life. These are some of the hopes prisoners have for their future...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 09/28/2016

Introducing Computer Science to Visually Impaired Youth

With plenty of freely available resources, anyone with an Internet connection can pick up computer...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 09/15/2016

Crossroads Foundation Creates Greater Social Impact with Office 365

Crossroads Foundation had an unconventional start. What started as two professionals volunteering...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 07/19/2016

Supporting Entrepreneurs in their Hunt for Innovation

Founders of startups located outside the famous Silicon Valley may find this sentiment achingly...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 07/12/2016

#YouthSpark: Programming Change in Indonesia

Over the last few years, Esther K. Sianipar, Community Affairs Manager, Microsoft Indonesia, has...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 07/05/2016

Tech Mela 2016: Transforming Ideas into Successful Innovations

Tech Mela, an annual technology event organised by the Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) Nepal, made...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/30/2016

Empowering Local Startups to help Bridge the Digital Divide

At the start of this year, Microsoft made a commitment to using the power of cloud technology for...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/28/2016

Powering the World’s First Smart Nation

Singapore has an ambitious plan to become a technology utopia: one that can better support her local...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/23/2016

Why Computer Science Should Be Compulsory in Schools

Here’s a thought: by 2020, a new generation of youth and adults would have been completely brought...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/21/2016

Imagine Cup Winners Bringing Healthcare into Homes

We see some familiar faces in the news recently! The Australian winners of Microsoft Imagine Cup...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/16/2016

Alleviating Poverty with the Help of Technology

Asia Pacific is home to around 3.74 billion people—about half the world’s population—yet, a...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/14/2016

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Technology

Digitising operations may seem like a big step for nonprofits. Consider the potential time and costs...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/09/2016

How Do You Engage Your Audience Through Live Streaming?

Live streaming is a tool that is getting increasingly popular among nonprofits, and it is easy to...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/07/2016

Get a Glimpse into the Classroom of the Future

In 2001, Microsoft unveiled its vision of the 21st Century classroom at New York’s Grand Central...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 06/02/2016

How Has Technology Improved Disaster Response?

Disasters and crises strike with little to no warning, yet how governments and relief agencies...

Author: Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific Date: 05/31/2016

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