Job Training & Education Press Materials
Brad Smith: Keynote Address for the 41st Annual Economic Forecast Conference
Jan. 10, 2013
Remarks by Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Seattle, Wash., Jan. 10, 2013
Brad Smith: Education and Immigration Reform: Reigniting American Competitiveness and Economic Opportunity
Sept. 27, 2012
Remarks by Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 2012
Microsoft Extends Elevate America Veterans Initiative
Nov. 9, 2011
Announces availability of technology skills training and certification packages for veterans.
Microsoft Awards Elevate America Community Initiative Grants
Feb. 3, 2011
Company awards grants to nonprofit organizations to help underserved populations find jobs.
Microsoft Awards Up to $8 Million in Cash and Software to Help Veterans Get Jobs
Nov. 10, 2010
Microsoft today awarded grants to six organizations that help veterans and their spouses find jobs. The grants were part of the company’s Elevate America Veterans Initiative, a series of training and placement programs.
Microsoft Deploys New Programs to Help Veterans Get Jobs
Company awards grants to six organizations and boosts efforts to train and support employment of veterans.
Elevate America, Now in 32 States and D.C.
May 28, 2010
Pamela Passman discusses expansion of Microsoft program to provide access to no-cost technology training and certification that helps Americans find employment.
More Women in Technology Needed
April 26, 2010
Women currently hold only a quarter of IT-related jobs in the U.S. Imagine Cup seeks to draw more.
Microsoft Invites Organizations to Help Prepare U.S. Veterans for Jobs
May 4, 2010
Microsoft to award cash and software to support programs for veterans.
Elevate America Initiative Provides Tech Training to Massachusetts Residents
March 31, 2010
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announces that Microsoft’s free technology training and certification program expands to Bay State with 26,000 vouchers.
Vote for Your Favorite Student Tech Innovations
March 25, 2010
Students worldwide can also create phone apps and videos to help change the world as part of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.
Elevate America Launches in California
March 10, 2010
Initiative provides 166,500 technology training vouchers.
Helping U.S. Veterans
March 8, 2010
Training initiative aims to elevate America’s veterans.
Job Training & Education Infographics
Veterans Fight for Jobs
U.S. Troops return home to face a new challenge: Unemployment.
Rapid Response Team
Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
Bing REDU site
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship
Microsoft Local Impact Map
Microsoft Partners for Technology Access
Elevate America Initiative
Research: Monitoring the Rainforest