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 […]

Fellow Profile: Zach Fogelson

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Where are you from? School/grade/major: Harvard, Senior, Computer Science Last Thing You Binged: Caffeine Why did you choose to intern with Microsoft? I chose to work for Microsoft for many reasons. First, I like working at Microsoft because Microsoft builds the platforms and tools that allow developers to be creative everywhere. In addition, Microsoft is an amazingly […]

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) BREW Boston/ENET 5th Annual Incubators’ and Accelerators’ Expo Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm – 8:00pm Twitter: @BREWBoston @BostonENET New England has many incubators, each with its […]

Improving Outcomes for Students – The Mass EduData Challenge

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On Wednesday, October 1, the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center – New England had the pleasure of hosting an esteemed panel for our Education & Data event, the third in our series of Conversations on Civic Tech. One of the panelists, Christopher Scranton, presented some awesome findings on innovative ways of working with student data, […]