We believe diverse teams foster greater innovation with more diverse approaches, questions and ideas. With this in mind, inside the company, and in partnership with others, Microsoft is involved in a wide range of programs aimed at attracting, recruiting, retaining, and developing intersectional women from around the world in the field of computer technology.
We believe in what people make possible and we are driven by a mission that is inherently inclusive: empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. At Microsoft, we design for human experiences and needs. To meet our mission, we define diversity broadly to include the many dimensions that make people and organizations unique, and we actively engage their different strengths, experiences, and perspectives to challenge and stretch our thinking with the ultimate objective of discovering how to bring out the best in each other and in the vast array of people and organizations who use what we create. We ask all our employees to play an active role in creating environments where people of all backgrounds can belong and do their best work. Our diverse and inclusive culture sparks the thinking that leads to the discoveries that unlock new experiences and opportunities for everyone.
From cultivating diversity in the tech talent pipeline, to seeking out talent in non-tech communities, to investing in organizations that advance diversity and inclusion in business, we’re constantly looking for unique points of view that can spark innovations that transform how we experience the world.
The demographics of our workforce continue to serve as one measure of our progress toward a more diverse and inclusive Microsoft, and our contribution to the diversity of the tech industry.