Thank you Morgan Stanley Makerspace Program for your work with Women in Need (WIN) @MorganStanley @winnyc_org #MSGivesBack

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The Morgan Stanley Technology team recently hosted teens from Women In Need to teach them coding fundamentals using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express. Participants created light sensors, accelerometers and more as part of the Morgan Stanley Makerspace Program. Morgan Stanley is a supporter of NYC’s largest provider of shelter and supportive housing for homeless families. Vadaparty gave us some additional information as well –

“Our family benefited from Adafruit a lot. My son grew up working on the fruits of Adafruit – from 7th grade through 12th and got into Georgia Tech (last post from high school.He taught at local STEM clubs, formulated curriculum, etc.) Seeing this success, I started a “Morgan Makerspaces” at Morgan Stanley with an intent to teach under-served communities through Morgan’s philanthropy division. What started as a small group effort grew into a large-scale success – LinkedIn. Thought all the readers and folks @adafruit would enjoy! Presently children of New York’s Women in Need shelters are receiving this education! I am personally grateful to Lady Ada’s unstoppable good work! I think Adafruit’s equipment help us all – kids of all ages, people of all backgrounds.”

Read more and on LinkedIn.

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Thank you so much: Kaitlyn Szydlowski, Kumar Vadaparty, Beth Reisman, Chelci Erin Houston-Burroughs, and Mimi Flynn, and everyone at Morgan Stanley for all your work with Women In Need.


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