Aleksey speaking into a megaphone at a Pride rally.

“It’s really about lifting others’ voices.”

As a child growing up in post-Soviet Russia, Aleksey Fedorov had two abiding passions—technology and creating more equal societies. He channeled the intersection of those areas to energize Pride at Microsoft.
Group of eight people wearing Hardwear clothing, sitting and standing on grass, in front of a blue and white background.

Hardwear: Create with Intention

How the Gavin Mathieu-designed capsule clothing collection for Microsoft puts the focus on creativity and self-expression.
A woman smiles at her son while they play a puzzle

“I thought that if I wanted to raise a family, I couldn’t be a working mom.”

Brittany Valdes struggled to find her place between two sometimes conflicting identities: motherhood and professional life. Now, she’s rewriting the narrative about working mothers.
Two women in a kitchen laughing as they hold a jar of shea butter

“I understand that I make my own home, and that’s many places at once.”

Awa Diaw knows what it’s like to be a stranger in a strange land. In fact, that’s her home.