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Nas Teams Up with Google and Microsoft for Tech-Based Scholarships

General Assembly, a private technical school in New York has created a new fund designed to

General Assembly, a private technical school in New York has created a new fund designed to increase minority participation in the tech world, and it’s receiving help from none other than Nas. The hip-hop artist has enlisted the help of Hirepurpose and tech giants Google and Microsoft to help fund the new initiative. Nas’ own Queensbridge Venture Partners will fund scholarships aimed at African-Americans and Latinos, while Google’s contributions will help fund women’s scholarships and Microsoft and Hirepurpose will fund scholarships for veterans.

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