People of Microsoft
“I firmly believe you can’t be what you can’t see.”
Dublin teacher Amanda Jolliffe knows firsthand the life-changing impact of role models. And that’s why she’s dedicated her career to showing students what’s possible for them, too.
“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.
“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.
“I get to have a little taste of home, even though I’m miles away.”
As a leader, mentor, and life-long learner, Erin Rifkin takes pride in helping others become their best selves. She didn’t cook a lot growing up in Georgia, but Erin has mastered this family recipe, Southern fried chicken sandwiches and coleslaw. Watch her make her favorite dish from back home.