Microsoft partners with T’gana’s WE Hub

HYDERABAD, July 20: Tech giant Microsoft has
announced a partnership with the Women Entrepreneurs Hub, an
initiative of the Telangana government aimed at empowering
women entrepreneurs and technologists in the region.
According to a press release from Microsoft, the
partnership would focus on designing and execution of learning
activities and tools that would enable women to innovate and
encourage girls to pursue a career in Science, Technology,
Engineering and Math (STEM).
Together, they would also provide a platform for deeper
and better networking opportunities for women in various
technology fields.
The partnership would provide the WE Hub communities
access to the state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure
at Microsoft Garage, it said.
Director Garage India, Microsoft, Reena Dayal Yadav said
“As our engagement with technology increases, we will require
more talent with advanced skillsets that are very different
from what exist now.”
“Empowering women to actively be part of this
transformation is integral to the skilling revolution taking
root in India.
With the right technology infrastructure, institutional
support, exposure and training, we can help them shape and
build the India of tomorrow,” she said. (PTI)