Get started with Microsoft YouthSpark

Microsoft YouthSpark gives young people the tools and training to express themselves through computer science. YouthSpark programs and resources can help you build digital skills and learn computational thinking and problem-solving skills that will help you today and in your future.



This YouthSpark program gives middle and high school girls opportunities to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops. Attend a DigiGirlz Day

YouthSpark Hub

Check out the YouthSpark Hub for free programs and resources to explore how learning computer science can help you go further. Get started today

Patent Program

Did you know that women hold only 7% of patents and only 15% of all inventors in the United States are women? On March 7, 2016 Microsoft launched a Patent Program focused on inviting select female inventors to receive support in patenting their ideas.