Microsoft Helps Girls Become Geeks

Microsoft is increasing their “diversity” campaign to include high school girls, with the new DigiGirlz program. While I’m never too fond on the whole “diversity” thing, getting girls into the IT and programming arena makes sense. I know a lot of women that enjoy video games, and a lot that do artsy web programming, but very little that go much further than that. Good things come from getting a different perspective on things. The one thing I don’t like about it: Barbie is helping to sell this…. To high schoolers.

Experience a new world of fun by exploring our on-line DigiGirlz courses! These classes have been developed with you in mind and will expose you to some of the content that is taught during our DigiGirlz program. Have fun and show your friends and family how creative and innovative you can be.

Dustin is the Head Editor of MSTechPages and has been awarded the 2011 Microsoft Community Contributor award. He is in the process of finishing up a book about Windows 7 Tips and Tweaks. Also, a free ebook for Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts is available on this site, with more printable "cheat sheets" coming soon. You can also find him in the Microsoft Community forums (also as a Community Moderator), Tech Support Guy forums, HardForum, and The Windows Club forums, among several others.
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