Two women sit on a stone structure at a playground. They are smiling and it's a sunny day.

“Because she saw my potential, I was able to show her what kind of soldier I really was.”

Reservist Ashe Brasch’s former first sergeant Shannan Muench became one of her best friends. Their unlikely friendship sustained them both on their road from the military to Microsoft.
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“There’s a comfort in knowing there are other people out there who are proud of their heritage. People who want to shout to the world, “I am Indigenous, and this is my tribal affiliation.”

From housing development officer to 18-wheel truck driver to support escalation engineer, Manitoban Deanna LaJambe shares her story of navigating a nontraditional career path.
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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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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating and learning as Microsoft employees from the Hispanic and Latinx community share their own stories and the importance of making their voices heard.