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The World Bank and Microsoft Team up to Foster Digital Development

October 8, 2016

Although Information and Communication Technologies have been evolving at a furious pace, many people around the world still lack access to digital services. That is why Microsoft has decided to join the World Bank-hosted Digital Development Partnership (DDP), which brings the development community, governments, and the private sector together to close the global digital divide and make sure everyone can reap the benefits of technology. In this video, Toni Townes-Whitley, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for the Worldwide Public Sector, outlines her ambitions for the new partnership.