People of Microsoft #InclusionInAction
A man in hiking clothing standing in front of a canyon wall

“Am I Asian, or am I American?”

Dat chose not to fully embrace his Vietnamese heritage as a child and young adult. Today, he’s on a new path to uncovering and rediscovering his Asian identity.
A woman with pink hair and glasses standing in front of a river. Text to the side reads "AAPI"

“The sacrifices my parents and grandparents made . . . I carry those within me.”

As a child, Sophia dreamed of working at Microsoft. Now a software engineer with 7 years at the company, she shares her journey of resilience and achievement.
A family - man, woman, and two children - walking in a park

“Family is the center of my identity”

After learning others’ stories in a safe space, Blake opened up about—and later advocated inclusion for—a hidden disability that affects other employees and their family members.
Charlotte Yarkoni

“Never stop believing in yourself and what you can accomplish. This year especially—and throughout so much adversity—I’m amazed at what people have achieved.”

As chief operating officer of Cloud and AI, Charlotte Yarkoni has learned what it takes to help equip others for success in their careers. Today, she shares her personal advice with others on how to develop their own careers and support one another.