A path with many lanes
Through years of juggling her studies, part-time jobs, and motherhood, Customer Success Account Manager Tash Bettridge managed to find her place in tech— and has made it her mission to help other women do the same.
Finding belonging through allyship
As a parent of adopted children and a member of multiple communities, Senior Product Marketing Manager Tyler Mays-Childers says he’s able to find deeper connections through allyship.
Lessons on fatherhood and resilience from my Sikh upbringing
Senior Customer Engineer Davinder Pal Singh channels the teachings from his faith and family life into meaningful representation of Sikhism in tech.
I am my marae, my marae is me – “Ko au te marae, ko te marae ko au”
For Senior Channel Sales Manager Dan Te Whenua Walker, connecting with the local Māori community allowed him to bridge the two worlds of his dual heritage, Māori and Pākehā.
With a background more in humans than in technology, Seattle-based Community Manager Naomi Boyd helps steer cultural transformation for Microsoft’s Advertising team in her everyday interactions.
Citizen of the world
Sandra Valle is originally from Mexico, living in Estonia, and managing orientation for new employees from all over the world. Explore how her experience embracing new cultures prepared her to face challenges head-on in her animated story by artist Niege Borges.
During the pandemic, Experience Lead Sascha Ackermann and his team set out to make meetings and events more inclusive, for both remote and on-site teams. The result was Microsoft’s first hybrid event room.
Keeper of stories
Product Marketing Manager Samuel Briscoe leverages his unique upbringing and multicultural heritage to challenge biases and drive change on the sustainability front.
When Colombian-born Joseph Sefair interviewed at Microsoft fresh out of graduate school, he was not expecting to get the job. Twenty-two years later, he continues to advocate for recruiting people from around the globe.
Showing up and taking action
Microsoft Security Senior Product Manager and entrepreneur Lisa Huang-North pulls from her multicultural upbringing to foster community for people who identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander.
Balancing career, motherhood, and personal purpose
HR Business Partner and mom of two, Estefania (Fany) Canosa advocates for women taking on new challenges both in the workplace and on the homefront.