Q&A: Microsoft’s Brad Smith on job training initiative, philanthropy and Facebook

GeekWire | Jul 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM
  • Microsoft is on an extraordinary philanthropic marathon, announcing a new plan Tuesday to train 25 million people around the globe in the skills of the future.
  • As jobs become more digitally focused employers need to hire people that have more digital skills but that’s really just the start.
  • GW: Microsoft has announced some pretty aggressive philanthropic initiatives: affordable housing, going carbon negative, widespread racial justice efforts.