Microsoft Events Catalog -
Sunday January 1 through Wednesday December 31, 2025
NPA Pillar of Professional Development
Interviews with Experts
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Aliya Grig: Innovator; Entrepreneur; Founder, Evolwe AI; Founder, The Cosmos City; Researcher; Mentor; Speaker; Author
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dr. Fatemeh Sharifi: Data scientist and machine learning specialist; Researcher; Senior Consultant for Avanade (team Lead in Data Science and Machine Learning)
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Sateesh Seetharamiah: Pioneer in the field of IoT, AI and Intelligent Automation; CEO of Edge products, EdgeVerve Systems Limited (An Infosys Company), board member and Whole-time Director at EdgeVerve
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Ela Borenstein: Vice President Venture Capital Incentivized Programs, BDC Capital
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Eugenio Zuccarelli: a Data Science Leader at CVS Health; Researcher; a Forbes Under 30; TEDx Speaker, WEF Global Shaper
VIDEO INTERVIEW:A Chat in May 2023 with Dr. David A. Bray: a Distinguished Fellow at the non-partisan Henry L. Stimson Center; non-resident Distinguished Fellow with the Business Executives for National Security; Principal at LeadDoAdapt Ventures; past Executive Director for a bipartisan National Commission on R&D; past Executive Director for the People-Centered Internet coalition; Senior Fellow with the Institute for Human-Machine Cognition
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Mansoor Hamayun: Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bboxx, about transforming lives and unlocking potential by providing access to essential products and services across Africa
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with BLAIR KJENNER: Enterprise System (ES) developer and architect; Founder and President of Method1 Enterprise Software Inc. and KEWAL DHARIWAL: Serial Founder Executive Director, Business Development Professional; IT Professional with expertise in business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics
VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Charu Thomas: Founder& CEO at Ox, about Human Centered Automation, wearable technology that directs frontline operators through software intelligence.
NPA BLOGThe First Confession
How To Recognize Your Job Has Run Its Course
Advancing Your Career - A Look Into 4 Popular Career Paths in the IT Industry
Structures and Benefits That Your Company Can Put in Place to Attract Disabled Candidates
The Importance of Good Interdepartmental Collaboration for a Business and the Best Ways to Improve It
Professional Growth Technical Writing
Technical writing is a skill many IT/Networking professionals are called upon to use in their roles, but it is not often taught in engineering and technical schools. For the January NPA Public Webinar, we will explore the purpose of technical writing, how to approach a project, and explore tips and best practices for putting words on paper.
Many more NPA subject presentations are available for your viewing.
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- Check out the new NPA Pillars of Career Growth with opportunities for quality education.
- Microsoft offers free Ninja training for Defender for Endpoint
- Cybersecurity and IT certification exam prep courses
(offered through TechRepublic Academy)
- Wireless Training Courses at How Wireless Works
(NPA Professional Members see special offer - FREE access to learning resource website)
- Get Prepared for the Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification Exam
(offered through ITPro Today/Veeam)
- Amazon Web Service Certified Solution Architect Associate BootCamp (classroom US & Canada)
- Scholarships For Women
- Phishing Awareness Training by DoD Cyber Exchange. This interactive training explains what phishing is and provides examples of the different types of phishing, to include spear phishing, targeting specific groups or individuals, and whaling, targeting senior officials