Pictured above, Lori Forte Harnick, Microsoft’s general manager for Citizenship & Public Affairs, center, on a visit to a community learning center in India where Microsoft is funding information technology education for young women.
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Today’s world is a digital world, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. In fact, the world is only going to become more interconnected, with the global economy heavily dependent on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Women, is a longstanding defender of women’s rights.
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In developing and emerging economies, access to economic opportunities can give women greater control over their lives, helping them move themselves and their families out of the base of the pyramid and toward more stable lives.
- Even with girl-targeted toys that promote science and math on the rise, the phenomenon called “losing their voice,” still affects even the most outspoken girls.