Blacks @Microsoft Host Minority Student Day

Last Friday I was invited to my local Microsoft campus here in Charlotte for Minority Student Day. The event, which is in its’ 8th year, is hosted by Blacks @ Microsoft. Blacks @ Microsoft is a company sponsored organization for…you guessed it Blacks who work at Microsoft. While I was impressed with all the great talent that works in the Charlotte campus I was more impressed with the students. Many of them went beyond just recognizing the value of technology in their day-to-day lives they were creators. Check out the video below where I interviewed the keynote speaker, former Carolina Panther Mick Rucker, and 2 super smart students from Philip O’Berry Academy of Technology:

If you are interested in being involved in Minority Student Day at a Microsoft campus near you, you can go to http://www.microsoft.com/diversity to find out more information.



markusrobinson says:

I'm just amazed that the kids are programming so young. My high school didn't offer any programming classes. We did some very basic programming in typing class, but no classes dedicated to programming. It's a different day. I love it!

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Rowdy Orbit says:

Great post and excellent interviews. Especially with the youth. Love to see kids of color discussing their career path when it doesn't involve sports or the music industry.

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