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Inclusion is Innovation: Asian Community

At Microsoft, we believe different perspectives lead to a brighter future. Discover stories of innovation and inspiration from Asian employees and community artists.

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Accountable for progress

Responsibility and accountability require action, not just brand promises. We leverage our platform to improve lived experiences at Microsoft and beyond—exercising the same commitment we bring to all we do.

Insights that inform

We are building the infrastructure to better understand and explore identity as a company. We have expanded options for Asian employees in the US to self-identify their backgrounds in further detail, to help us evolve our programs and support.

Increasing representation

For Asian employees, representation at the Partner + Executive level is up 2.2 percentage points to 28.4% in 2022 in our core Microsoft business, the highest year-over-year increase since 2018.

Influencing progress

Through Code; Without Barriers, we are working in partnership with 13 other companies to close the gap for women across nine Asia Pacific countries in the region’s cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors.

Intelligent discovery

Microsoft’s Diviner Project brings AI tools to historians studying the oldest form of Chinese language engraved on animal bones—and with it potential for the fields of archeology, linguistics, astronomy, and more.