During my internship on the Skype team at Microsoft, I also worked on a passion project which led to hosting a STEM Education Summit at Microsoft. In collaboration with the non-profit organization, iUrbanTeen, we invited around 80 students to spend the day at Microsoft learning more about STEM and seeing the campus -- all with the goal of connecting underpriveledged youth to the resources and tools to explore possible career interests within science and technology. During the Summit, we had speakers Skype in from Hollywood, The White House, and Yale, to show students how STEM encompasses such a variety of fields and professions.

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