From Programming to Program Manager: How one engineer found her dream job by combining her passions.


Meet Harshitha Murthy, Program Manager on the Commercial Surface team, and hear how pursuing her passion for engineering led her to Microsoft.

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Following up with our MPP Scholarship Recipients: Holly Peck


We sat down with Holly Peck, one of our Codess & Microsoft Professional Program scholarship winners, to find out more about her experience with the data science track and how the program is shaping her future.

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Following up with our MPP Scholarship Recipients: Shreya Prabhu


Last winter, eighteen applicants received a Codess-sponsored scholarship to the Data Science track of the Microsoft Professional Program (MPP). As the courses have come to a close, we sat down with some of the winners to find out more about their experience with the courses and how the program will shape their future.

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Codess Forum Skype Community - Code of Conduct


Welcome to the landing page for the Codess Skype community. Codess is an engineering forum for women, initiated by Microsoft. Our group is a safe, confidential space for women in tech to share their experiences, ask questions, celebrate achievements and learn from one another. Whether you're new to the tech industry, looking for a career change or a tech expert. Our group does not exclude people. You are more than welcome to join whether you work in programming, technical writing, software testing and QA, graphic design, user experience, project management, or other areas that are tech related. The more the merrier! Click here to join up:

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Codess event in Stockholm


I was a speaker at this year’s Codess Event in Stockholm – the 4th edition organized by our Microsoft Skype office, and it was a truly enriching experience. My talk covered media and signaling optimizations that we work on for Skype consumer, in order to achieve good call quality over low bandwidth networks...

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