Posted by Ali.

This post is a bit off topic, but I wanted to write about an awesome program at Microsoft called DigiGirlz

Digigirlz is a technology program for High School girls, where the girls go to different Microsoft campuses during the summer to learn about different technology and what it is like to work at a company like Microsoft.  This week I got the privilege of being a job shadow for a Digigirlz camper. We went to meetings together and she got to see firsthand what it is like to be a program manager on one of the coolest projects in the world, Messenger!  She was very enthusiastic and asked a lot of great questions.  I got an earful about what is now considered cool/un-cool about IM.   I think this is an amazing opportunity that I wish had been available to me when I was in high school.  So to all the girls out there, check out http://www.microsoft.com/about/diversity/programs/digigirlz.mspx and come experience life at Microsoft next summer.

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