Meet the Insiders who won our 2018 Grace Hopper Award

We’re thrilled to be sending ten women to the Grace Hopper Celebration, the largest gathering of women technologists in the world. Thank you to the hundreds of women who applied and to the ten extraordinary women who won our Grace Hopper Award and will travel to Microsoft’s headquarters for mentoring. As majors in computer science and related fields, the winners….

Grace Hopper Contest winners collage

Meet the Insider showing students the world with Skype

Elena Degtyareva is a Skype Master Teacher from Verkhoturye, Russia, a small town with many young students eager to learn about the world. Elena has pioneered the use of Skype in her community, taking students on virtual trips to distant, exciting places. An English teacher, Elena saw that her students wanted more opportunities to use their language skills in real-world….

Elena Degtyareva with flag