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.
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.
Naomi Boyd

“I baked a cake for my coworker. That started my love affair with baking, which is now part of my recovery.”

Baking has helped Naomi Boyd through tough moments in her life. Tune in as she bakes a favorite recipe, Welsh cakes.