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Helping Domestic Violence Victims through Technology

Written by: Theresa Kattula Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

The MetroStar Team is proud to announce its participation and sponsorship of the Central America Domestic Violence Hackathon, an event hosted by the World Bank. Alongside the World Bank and organizations throughout Central America and Washington, D.C. MetroStar will be competing in the Central America Domestic Violence Hackathon Saturday, January 26-27th. Through this hackathon, The […]

MetroStar Systems Supports the 36th Marine Corps Marathon

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It was 3:45a.m., Sunday October 30th…Theresa and I sat in my car with the heat on full blast gearing up to be outside for the next six hours (at least!). It was still dark as night, but not far in the distance you could see the buzz and commotion of people setting up for one […]

Tech@State: Serious Games Conference

Written by: Daniel Nguyen Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Poster for Tech@State: Serious Games event

The Department of State’s Tech@State team will be hosting the 5th edition of Tech@State events at the Jack Morton Auditorium in the Media and Public Affairs building of George Washington University on Friday May 27 and Saturday May 28. Over 200 attendees will “explore the mechanics of games, business and sustainability, design, education, international aspects, games for social change and much more.”

MetroStar Systems will be supporting the Tech@State team with our MyStanly twitter moderation/display application, and our CEO Ali Manouchehri is slated to speak on two separate panels on Day 1. He will first address the topic of “Games, Business and Sustainability” and then present with a panel about “Military and Government games”. The event features an impressive collection of government, academic, non-profit, and industry experts/tech innovators who will be sharing their experiences and exploring many aspects of serious games. The agenda and complete schedule is now available at the Tech@State blog.

Here are some additional URL links that may be helpful if you are interested in attending or want more information:

For those of you who cannot attend the event, you are in luck! This event will be live streamed on Tech@State’s UStream channel: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/tech-state. You can also follow the conversation on twitter by searching the hashtag #TechAtState and following our live tweets @metrostarsystem.

A Turkey Trot Farewell to Fall

Written by: Theresa Kattula Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Turkey Trot!

MetroStar Systems has wrapped up its sponsorship of the Marine Corps Marathon Event this year, and while I’m sad to say goodbye to prime race season in the Washington Metro area, I am not sad to say bye to freezing cold mornings waiting at the starting line.

You Asked Us To Sweat And Sweat We Did!

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Sweat for a Vet

Last Saturday the MetroStar Systems team participated in Sweat for a Vet spin-a-thon at the Reston Sport & Health Club. It was great to participate in this fund-raising event that raised more than $64,000 to help provide equipment and resources enabling disabled Veteran’s to live active lives.

MetroStar Systems Sweats for Veterans

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Sweat for a Vet

I’m thrilled to announce that MetroStar Systems is sponsoring a team for Sweat for a Vet, an indoor cycling, Kranking® and rowing fundraising event. The benefits will go to help provide disabled Veterans equipment that will enable them to carry-out their physical therapy training and pursue an active lifestyle.

Statement Arts Promotes Education In The Arts With Votridea Contest

Written by: Derek Yale Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

A Single Drop Of Water

Statement Arts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the creative visual & performing arts to underserved and/or low-income individuals, recently launched an online contest powered by Votridea, our Social Engagement Platform. The contest, titled “A Single Drop Of Water,” celebrates our most important natural resource — water!

New Supernova bursts onto the scene!

Written by: Derek Yale Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed


Nearly a year and a half (524 days to be precise) has passed since we released Supernova to the world, shedding light on the inner workings of MetroStar Systems. In that time we’ve experienced continuous expansion, enjoyed a wide spectrum of client projects, and made a positive impact in our local and global community.

SharePoint Saturday New York City

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SharePoint Saturday New York City is being held July 31st this year at the Microsoft Manhattan Office. The event is well-known for its lively atmosphere, invaluable presentations, and for its high attendance of SharePoint professionals and MVPs. A full day of networking, knowledge sharing, and everything SharePoint all at no cost to its attendees? At […]

Why I Ride

Written by: Clay Calvert Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

This was my 4th year participating in the MS Bike Ride from Richmond to Williamsburg. I ride to support a former colleague’s husband, Bruce, as a part of Team BRUCE (Bikers Ride Until a Cure Exists). In addition, my sister-in-law, Susan, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2006.  I ride to support her as well.  […]