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Q&A with Halaa Menasy, a volunteer with the Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS program

COMPUTER SCIENCE IN EVERY HIGH SCHOOL:How One TEALS Volunteer is Making CS Accessible to Students in Her Community

Below is an article originally written by Microsoft, a PowerToFly Partner. Go to Microsoft's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

The Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS Program supports computer science (CS) education by recruiting and training tech professionals to serve as yearlong classroom volunteers. Each volunteer goes into class twice a week,before work, to help their assigned high school teacher establish a permanent CS program. TEALS was founded in 2009, by Kevin Wang. Since then it has grown into a national program that has made CS accessible to over 75,000 students. Halaa Menasy is a TEALS Volunteer at Pan American International High School in Queens, NY.

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"Shaping the Next Generation of Women in Tech"

Last spring, PowerToFly partnered with women leaders and volunteers of Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) to present a chat entitled, "Shaping the Next Generation of Women in Tech." Click here to watch the informative recording and learn all about mentorship, developing CS programs and what you can do to support more women in tech.

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