Washington, D.C.-Area Fundraiser Supports Women's Careers in Tech
TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise
software platforms, today announced that it will sponsor and host a 5K
run in association with Datastrong, a BI and data warehousing solutions
provider, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at MicroStrategy's annual user
World 2017. All proceeds from the event will benefit STEM
for Her, a non-profit foundation that supports young women and
girls in the Washington, D.C. region who are interested in pursuing
careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields of study.
"Through hands-on training and mentoring programs, we impact the lives
of hundreds of young women in the local community," said Marian McKee,
Board Chair, STEM for Her. "When technology organizations, like
MicroStrategy and Datastrong, come together and actively support
programs that encourage gender diversity, they are 15 percent more
likely to outperform their competitors."
"Datastrong understands that science, technology, engineering, and math
are what makes society progress and contribute to improving our future,"
said Jacqueline Meriwether, Managing Partner at Datastrong. "Teaming up
with STEM for Her provides the community at MicroStrategy World
with opportunities to impact the young women and girls that will be the
future talent in our technology organizations."
"According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 1.4 million
computer science jobs will be available in America by 2020. At
MicroStrategy, we are focused on supporting the young minds who aspire
to fill those roles," said Susan Cook, Executive Vice President of Sales
for North America, MicroStrategy Incorporated. "Supporting this
locally-based non-profit foundation directly benefits the young women
and girls in the Washington, D.C. region who are aiming to hold a
The race is also supported by MicroStrategy's "At The Table," a
cross-functional network for women at MicroStrategy that provides
members with opportunities for professional development, networking, and
support through learning and social events.
Additional details on the STEM for Her race include:
Who: MicroStrategy, Datastrong, and STEM for Her
Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center,
Oxon Hill, MD
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 6:00 a.m.
to 8:00 a.m. (ET)
To register for the race and find out more, head over to MicroStrategy's
Eventbrite page here.
Unable to make it? Contribute a donation that will benefit STEM for
About STEM for Her
STEM for Her, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, champions
programs and initiatives that foster enthusiasm and inspire girls and
young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and
math fields of study. Founded in 2003, the Foundation offers financial
support in a variety of ways as it works to empower young women to
change the world by excelling in STEM-related careers. To learn more
about STEM for Her, visit www.STEMforHer.org
and follow us on Facebook
About Datastrong LLC
Founded in 2010, Datastrong is the foremost provider of data consulting
services. Datastrong's mission is to accelerate the adoption of data
technology solutions and effectively turn data into meaningful and
actionable insights to advance its customers' organizational objectives.
To learn more about Datastrong visit www.datastrong.com
or follow us on LinkedIn.
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide
provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company's mission is to
provide enterprise customers with a world-class software platform and
expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications. To
learn more, visit MicroStrategy
online, and follow us on Facebook
MicroStrategy and MicroStrategy World are either trademarks or
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and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned
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Source: MicroStrategy Incorporated
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