Closing the Tech Gender Gap for Good

 |   Rita Ngai

Cally with MACH at VCare Day

By Cally Chan, General Manager, Microsoft Hong Kong

Looking back at 2018, one of the key achievements that I’m very proud of is winning the AmCham Women of Influence Awards 2018: Best Company for Women. We are honored to be crowned with this title and I can’t thank my Microsoft Hong Kong family enough for making this happen.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We are inherently inclusive and define diversity broadly to include many dimensions that make people and organizations unique – from gender, racial, ethnicity to accessibility. We actively engage people with different strengths, experiences and perspectives to challenge and stretch our thinking.

And we embrace this profoundly in Hong Kong too. Over 40% of our employees and half of our leadership team are female. If you walk around our office, you will be amused by the buzzing energy. You will also see many international faces around the office, from Korean, to Italian, Holland, Taiwanese, Malaysian, American, Singaporean etc.

Being one of the few female leaders in Hong Kong’s technology industry, diversity and inclusion has always been a topic that’s very close to my heart. I’m glad that our effort at Microsoft has been recognized by industry peers…

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