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Let’s hear it for Hadi Partovi,, CSEdWeek, and the Hour of Code!

CodeOrgLogoThe Hour of Code is coming!  As part of Computer Science Education Week, Hadi Partovi’s has established an incredibly audacious goal: have every student in America spend one hour learning to program.

At the rollout event today in San Francisco, UW CSE’s Hélène Martin emceed a panel featuring Brad Smith (Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Microsoft), Max Levchin (President and CEO of HVF; co-founder of PayPal), Hadi Partovi (CEO of, Maggie Johnson (Director of Education and University Relations at Google), and Tom Torlakson (California State Superintendent of Public Instruction).

Learn more, and watch the video of today’s event, hereGet inspired!  Get involved!