3 Not-To-Miss Events This Week at Microsoft New England

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Fall is officially here! And with the changing leaves and cool temps comes our biggest season for events here at Microsoft New England. Here are three not to miss this week: 1) Women in Tech: A Story Slam Monday, October 27, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Twitter: @cynthiabreazeal @JessIandiorio  Join a group of the top women in Boston’s […]

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0 @ Microsoft New England

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Last weekend’s Hacking Pediatrics 2.0, the 2nd annual hackathon from Boston Children’s Hospital held at Microsoft New England, was a billowing ray of hope for a revolution in healthcare that will transform our current system. After inspiring the over 200 attendees with a panel discussion on Friday night and three very personal healthcare stories early […]

Q&A with Gillian Pressman of Generation Citizen, Host of the Civic Tech Challenge on November 1st

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Generation Citizen ( is an innovative education nonprofit that is hosting the first annual Civic Tech Challenge, Saturday November 1st at Microsoft New England. Gillian Pressman, the Greater Boston Site Director of Generation Citizen, explains more about the organization and this unique event. What is Generation Citizen?  How long have you been in Boston and what […]

7 Civic Tech Startups That Are Forging an Engaged Future

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2014 was a fantastic year for Civic Tech entrepreneurship. Every year, more and more startups seek innovative ways to enhance the experience of citizens in cities for a digital age. This year, several MassChallenge startups sought to impact their communities through Civic Tech. This year, 7 of these 128 startups applied to Microsoft’s $50k Civic […]