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“Your culture is your personal contribution and helps shape how you view or solve a problem.”

Cloud Solution Architect Dylan Apera leverages the power of soft skills learned from his small island upbringing to build relationships with customers. 
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“Being that Microsoft is at the forefront of change, I’ve learned in my time here that it’s important to have the Indigenous voice strongly represented.”

Surface Specialist and 2022 Pinnacle Award winner Venus Taare channels the support she’s received from mentors and allies into advocating for more Māori and Pasifika representation in the tech sector.
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“I believe that hiring people from all cultural backgrounds and all gender backgrounds makes for such a rich story overall.”

For Colombian-born Joseph Sefair, curiosity is a critical skill—one he’s honed through creating moments of surprise and delight for Microsoft customers around the world.
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“When you engage with other cultures, you expand your mind and have more empathy for others.”

As a Latin American woman living in Estonia for nearly two decades, Sandra Valle leverages her multicultural intelligence to lead conversations around community and inclusion in the workplace.