May 24, 2024


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Microsoft’s new TechSpark program to boost tech abilities in Mississippi

Prolonged Seashore native and Jackson resident JJ Townsend will spearhead a new exertion in Mississippi by Microsoft referred to as TechSpark. 

The method is portion of an effort to expand know-how education and enterprise advancement in regions like Mississippi that are short on this kind of prospects. 

TechSpark was recognized in October 2017 when Microsoft chose six regions of the U.S. where by it would spend team, cash and assets to help educate today’s staff and get ready tomorrow’s leaders.

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“Our president, five decades in the past, observed a require that we can do much more close to laptop science training, broadband and workforce development in some of our a lot more rural, center The usa spaces,” Townsend stated. “Since that time we have expanded and have experienced a lot of achievements and a lot of fantastic issues occur. Expanding to the Jackson location is actually a celebration of our 5-calendar year anniversary. So, we get to search at exactly where do we go from here.”