We all have moments when we realize the world got smaller and our imagination got bigger. I remember the first time I travelled internationally. I got on a plane in Cherry Point, North Carolina, fell asleep and woke up in Rota, Spain. The sense of age and time for the city, the food, the culture
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I started to realize my journey to empowerment at age 17, standing inside Mumbai airport for the first time in my life and getting ready to fly 8,000 miles away from home. I had received a Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship to study in the United States for my senior year of high school. After going
How customers accelerated industry innovation during a year of disruptive change: A look back on 2020
While 2020 can certainly be characterized as a year of disruptive change, it was also a year of accelerated innovation across industries and technology trends that, in many cases, were already gathering pace. For example, well before the pandemic, many of our customers had embraced a modern compute paradigm in the cloud and were increasingly
A year ago, we launched the biggest commitment in Microsoft’s history to focus on the climate crisis. As Satya Nadella, Amy Hood, and I announced last January, Microsoft committed to become carbon negative as a company by 2030 – meaning that by that date we will remove from the environment more carbon than we emit. By 2050, we committed that we’ll remove from the
I was in elementary school when I realized how much my life would be defined by the color of my skin. The math teacher was introducing us to the concept of probability. At the start of class, she wrote four numbers on the board. She asked us to guess what they represented – none of
I’m looking forward to participating in Episode 2 of Envision, which will air in the Americas on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and then be broadcast the following day in Asia Pacific and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Presented by Accenture, Avanade, and Microsoft, Envision is our digital series for business leaders and has become a
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