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Being the change we seek in San Francisco

Through the Atlassian Foundation, we are committed to advancing humanity through the power of education and software. We look at this in a very global way through our partnership with Room to Read - since 2009, we’ve donated over $3M to support girls' education in Asia. Increasingly, we’re looking closer to home, too. We’re committed to making a difference in, and deepening our ties with, the communities we call home. Toward this end we’re proud to announce that, in San Francisco, we’re

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The Atlassian Foundation's Make a Diff platform is almost ready to launch, but we need your help. Make a Diff is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects technology volunteers with nonprofit organizations to convert ideas into successful charitable projects. Here's how it works: Nonprofits list projects such as website development, document management, software customization, or project roadmapping, and with the help of a volunteer "project champion", manage their project and related

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Atlassian seeks to advance humanity through the power of software. While our products continue to further us down this road, the Atlassian Foundation takes the mission a step further with the addition of four words: The power of education. Believing deeply in this transformative power of education, the Foundation chooses to support initiatives with education at their core both globally and locally. One of our local San Francisco partnerships, Students Rising Above (SRA), has helped us achieve

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Did you know?  The Atlassian Foundation has donated over $3.9 million to various charities. All proceeds from our fully featured 10-user JIRA starter licenses go to Room to Read, which promotes literacy and gender equality in education throughout the developing world.  Every Atlassian employee is given five days of volunteer leave.  At Atlassian, we believe in giving back. And good issue tracking. Nothing is more fun than when we get to do both.  The Atlassian Foundation's

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Talk about a great start to the new year! We are humbled to share that our Atlassian Foundation has now generated more than $3 million in donations to our partner charity Room to Read, a global nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy and gender equality in education for children across Asia and Africa. This great news comes on the heels of our recent trip to Cambodia where we sent a team of 11 Atlassians (along with Room to Read) to gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities

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Atlassian Foundation in Cambodia: Meeting the girls

A team of 11 Atlassians visited Cambodia to further our efforts in rebuilding education there. This is a continuing post in our series on the Atlassian Foundation’s contributions to Room to Read in Cambodia. Read more in the series here. It can be hard to appreciate what you have until you compare it to what others don't have. This was the first time I've been to Cambodia and experienced the poverty that affects millions of people. Driving out of the Siem Reap airport, I immediately saw

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