People of Microsoft #FundamentalRights
Woman reaches into the trunk of her car for a big pack of water bottles

“I can’t see someone in need and do nothing.”

Detroit-based community builder Shy Averett couldn't turn away when she heard about Flint's water crisis.
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.
A mother and daughter hold hands by the river and smile

“Standing up for what’s right often isn’t comfortable.”

As an attorney, Makalika Naholowa’a says her law degree gives her a rare privilege, and she feels responsible to use it for good.
Microsoft employee Lewis Curtis standing outside beneath trees

“My goal is for this work to outlive me so others can use this to help people.”

After a personal crisis, Lewis Curtis dedicated his fix-it attitude to help people in the wake of disaster.