Over 60,000 in Bangladesh earned digital skills through Microsoft initiatives

Over 60,000 people in Bangladesh acquired digital skills during the Covid pandemic through the initiatives of Microsoft, the multinational company has announced, The Daily Star reported

Apr 11, 2021
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Over 60,000 people in Bangladesh acquired digital skills during the Covid pandemic through the initiatives of Microsoft, the multinational company has announced, The Daily Star reported.

From laid-off factory workers to retail associates and truck drivers, a large number of people have turned to online learning courses from GitHub, LinkedIn, and Microsoft during the pandemic to help prepare for and secure the most in-demand roles, including customer service projects management and data analysis, the technology giant said on its official blog.

Worldwide, the company has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, the report said.