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Wed, Jun 15


Microsoft Studio F

Hack Africatown @ Microsoft (1)

A community impact technical design challenge introducing the brightest minds at Microsoft to Africatown and the newly formed William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and Enterprise.

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Hack Africatown @ Microsoft (1)
Hack Africatown @ Microsoft (1)

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2022, 3:00 PM – 3:05 PM PDT

Microsoft Studio F, 3900 148th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA


Interns affiliated with Blacks @ Microsoft will be challenged to design technical solutions that help solve one of three problems that  impact the African Diaspora community in the Central District of Seattle, Washington and more generally African Diaspora communitiy across the country and then pitch their solutions to a panel of industry judges including:

Crystal Perkins  - Human Resources Program Manager @ VR meeting platform

James Randolph - Engineering Manager @

James Williams - CEO & Founder @ Real-Life.Systems

Evan Poncelet  -  IT Director @ Africatown Community Land Trust

TBD  - Design Engineer @ Microsoft

Winning teams will be given gift cards in the amounts of $500 for 1st place, $200 for 2nd place, and $100 for 3rd place. 


  • Participant

    This ticket helps Africatown know you participated in the Hack Africatown @ Microsoft design challenge and connects you to our professional network at the William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and Enterprise




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