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, […]

Our Takeaways from Innovation and the City

Our own Cathy Wissink (second from the left) spoke at Innovation and the City.
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There’s a lot of talk today about “innovative cities”. But what exactly are they? What are the qualities of an innovative city? How can those qualities be reproduced in other cities? And how does a city ensure that everyone in the community benefits from that innovation and economic benefit? These questions drove the Venture Café […]