Diversity and inclusion
Taking a shot with STEM
Three-time WNBA champions Phoenix Mercury are working to close the gender gap in STEM at a camp that encourages girls to grow their passions and skills in both basketball and tech.
Finding a sense of place in Limbo
What does it mean to be from somewhere? When does a place become home? How does our emotional connection to a place change when we experience it only in our memories or our minds?
In “Too Many Tears,” music and AI mix to tell a story
88rising is dedicated to bringing Asian music, art, and culture to US audiences. Their latest project, the never-ending remix of Warren Hue’s “Too Many Tears,” uses AI to draw inspiration from one of the largest Asian American communities in the US.
This is village work: Each one, teach one
Beverly Bond, CEO and Founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! believes that when it comes to affirming, elevating, and celebrating Black women and girls, it takes a village.
Transforming cricket and communities with technology
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has long been committed to transforming the game of cricket and inspiring the next generation of fans and players. Now, in partnership with Microsoft, they’re working to drive a new phase of innovation across the game that empowers the cricket community in the UK.
Meet one of food waste’s most formidable opponents
Jasmine Crowe, CEO of Goodr, is on a mission to reduce food waste and feed millions. Find out how she’s changing the way we approach hunger—and how you can help in these particularly challenging times.
Gaming for Inclusion
When in-person events were suspended worldwide due to the pandemic, Special Olympics knew it had to pivot to new programs to continue giving athletes ways to connect, compete, and build community. In March 2020, the CEO of Special Olympics Washington made a call to Microsoft and Xbox with a simple request: Could they expand on their gaming pilot event from the 2018 USA Games—but do it completely virtually?
Coding for a more equitable world
What would it look like to live in a world that’s accessible to all? Where constantly hearing “no, you can’t” is replaced with a persistent “yes, you can”? That’s 11-year-old Anna Miller’s dream. And she plans to get there with coding.
Shooting for the moon
A spacewalk watched around the world. An epic selfie from space. A childhood dream come true. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir made history on the International Space Station—now she’s looking to the future of space exploration.