Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is one of those companies that care about more than money. Profits are a big deal, but helping others reach their full potential is every bit as important.
This can be seen through many company sponsored programs, including Microsoft Partners in Learning.
Here is the goal of the program: “We help educators and school leaders connect, collaborate, create, and share so that students can realize their greatest potential.”
Partners in Learning has been going strong for 10 years, and there is no reason to believe that things are going to change anytime soon. Over the past decade, the program has reached millions upon millions of educators and students.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Partners in Learning Stats
Before we get into some of the more interesting stats pertaining to the program, let’s take a closer look at what Bill Gates had to say:
“So many of us have a great teacher to thank for our achievements. That’s why I am so proud that Microsoft Partners in Learning continues to support innovative teachers around the globe.”
When the program got its start in 2003, it may have been difficult for anybody, including Bill Gates, to believe that it would change so many lives. Fortunately for everybody who has been touched by Partners in Learning, it has grown into something big.
Here are just a few of the more important stats as provided by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a recent blog post:
– In the past 10 years, Partners in Learning has reached 12 million educators in 134 countries. This goes a long way in showing the far fetching reach of the program.
– More than 207 million students have been reached via the program, once again spanning the globe.
– The Partners in Learning program continues to grow, with Microsoft pledging to invest another $250 million.
This is the type of program that allows outsiders to realize that MSFT cares about more than its new operating system, phone, or tablet.
For the past 10 years, Partners in Learning has been reaching the education community throughout the world. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is expecting more of the same well into the future.
The following hedge fund managers have to enjoy seeing MSFT doing things like this: William Duhamel, James Litinsky, Jeffrey Ubben, Kelly Cardwell, and Sandy Nairn.