Microsoft Announces Partnerships in Latin America

At the Government Leaders Forum—Americas in Miami today, Microsoft Corp. announced new and expanded partnerships that will play a strong role in transforming education and creating economic opportunity in Latin America. The company is collaborating with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB ) and the Organization of American States (OAS) to extend the reach and impact […]

At the Government Leaders Forum—Americas in Miami today, Microsoft Corp. announced new and expanded partnerships that will play a strong role in transforming education and creating economic opportunity in Latin America.

The company is collaborating with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB ) and the Organization of American States (OAS) to extend the reach and impact of Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas (POETA), a program created by the Trust for the Americas nonprofit affiliate of the Organization of American States to help people with disabilities and at-risk youth across Latin America with technology skills training. Microsoft is also announcing an extended partnership with the Bradesco Foundation to create a School Technology Innovation Center (STIC). The STIC will be focused on the development and research of new educational approaches, classroom solutions and products to improve educational outcomes in Brazil.

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