Pakistan's Sara Ahmed wins Hero Microsoft Student Partner Award

02:53 PM | 24 Jun, 2016
Pakistan's Sara Ahmed wins Hero Microsoft Student Partner Award
ISLAMABAD (APP) - Microsoft has been engaged in the local ecosystem of Pakistan to help student developers and startups achieve more. Currently, the organization has around 190 Student Partners from universities across the country.

These partners are highly skilled individuals who promote the use of technology at their campuses for Microsoft.

As part of its ongoing commitment to community service, Microsoft has launched various programs including DreamSpark, BizSpark, and technical trainings Microsoft Student Partners (MSP).

Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) are student technology leaders empowered who build Microsoft communities on their campus and share their deep knowledge and passion for technology with their fellow classmates.

MSPs have been engaged in more than 100 countries around the world.

There are around 190 MSPs from universities across Pakistan, who are appreciated from time to time by Microsoft on basis of their performance as compared to their fellows in Pakistan and around the world.

Sarah Ahmad is a young Microsoft Student Partner from University of Engineering & Technology Lahore who was recently awarded the title of MSP Hero.

She was officially invited by Microsoft to attend the annual MEA MSP Summit in Egypt. Sarah Ahmad has also been featured in a Girls Who code video on Microsoft Channel 9 with 12 other MSPs from the Middle East & Africa region as part of women empowerment initiative.

In the video, girls share their story of how they started coding and their experience with it.