5 Funding Sources for African Americans Studying Science and Math

Over recent decades, there has been a major decline in the number of African Americans studying math and sciences in colleges and the numbers of African American students pursuing these fields as majors of study. There are several reasons that this is the case. Black people are 12 percent of the U.S. population and 11 […]

Microsoft’s Albert Rocker on Choosing a Career in Technology Over the NFL

If you’re a creative type like this writer and enjoy the sport of intellectual curiosity more than watching men pummel each other on the gridiron, then you will high-five Albert Rocker. Rocker played outside linebacker for the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Yellow Jackets football team and had only one year of eligibility training left when […]

Microsoft Hires Military Veterans; Robert Griffin Lives the Global Dream

According to Bill Scott of Bradley-Morris Inc., the country’s largest military-focused placement firm, “Each year 250,000 troops transition out of the U.S. military, providing a perpetual source of talent for civilian companies.” Microsoft Corporation is aware of this fact and through various initiatives, they aim to make the transition seamless for veterans seeking employment as […]

Black Microsoft Exec Tara Walker Recruits HBCUs to Join Technology Competition

Can you imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems? After this year’s Imagine Cup, we’ll have the good fortune to witness the ideas of the more than 300,000 students empowered to use technology, innovation and creativity to help solve some of the world’s most challenging social issues outlined in the United Nations’ […]