Microsoft Game Jam for Kids 2

February 22, 2014

At the Microsoft Office in Playa Vista, CA
Two outstanding Microsoft evangelists- Daniel Egan and Bret Stateham.
Sponsors: Microsoft, Boon Staffing, Doris Aves, Universal Music Group.
Organizer Nia Angelina Samir.

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50 lucky and bright children. Most of the children are 6th graders at the Walter Reed IHP and Humanities Academy. In the middle of the photo is one remarkable teacher who cares and works hard for her students. Gratitude to Mrs. Shahine.

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9 amazing volunteers from Universal Music Group. Doris Aves, JB Marsh, Lazslo Pinter, Lana Osnas, Brian DeRue, Igor Marchenko, Meenakshi Ganesh (MSG), Bharath Chekuri, Nia Samir. As well as other volunteers who made this possible like Svetoslav Todorov, Erik Gracia and others.

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Big smiles from all the children.

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We had a audio recording room.

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The children were focused and worked hard.

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The children had a chance to present the games and art work they created.

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The volunteers.

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The children raffled prizes from Universal Music Group. (with Ina Samir)

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Car racing for fun. The cars are controlled with a Windows phone.

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Of course what’s an event at the Microsoft Office without a game on the Xbox.

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Thank you to all of you, sponsors, volunteers, participants and teachers!

Nia Angelina Samir

Yours Truly

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