All posts by Claire Sisson as told to J.S. Warnick

Apr 14, 2017

Day 5: Jelly beans and hacking machines

Editor’s note: A group of Microsoft IT employees is visiting Greece on their own time to set up a technology and education center for displaced refugees. This is the fifth and final post in a series documenting their journey. When I signed up to travel to Greece to volunteer for a charity supporting refugees, there’s...

Apr 13, 2017

Day 4: ‘We call them residents, not refugees’

Editor’s note: A group of Microsoft IT employees is visiting Greece on their own time to set up a technology and education center for displaced refugees. This is the fourth in a series documenting their journey. It is still early morning when we pull up to the guard station at the Elpida refugee camp in...

Apr 12, 2017

Day 3: Oh, what a little paint can do (for the soul)

Editor’s note: A group of Microsoft IT employees is visiting Greece on their own time to set up a technology and education center for displaced refugees. This is the third in a series documenting their journey. Read Day 1 and Day 2. Today we pack up our giant duffel bags of donated gear and head...

Apr 11, 2017

Day 2: A treacherous journey, a new beginning

Editor’s note: A group of Microsoft IT employees is visiting Greece on their own time to set up a technology and education center for displaced refugees. This is the second in a series documenting their journey. Here is the first day, if you’ve not yet read it. The crowded boats started to arrive on the...