Community partnership hosts public vaccine site to help with safe, equitable distribution
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Community partnership hosts public vaccine site to help with safe, equitable distribution

King County Vaccination Partnership-Redmond is located at the Microsoft Conference Center. Eligible members of the community can now register to be notified when appointments are available. (Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures) Microsoft has partnered with Seattle area hospital systems, EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center & Clinics and Public Health – Seattle & King County to…

Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – and Autism Acceptance Month
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Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – and Autism Acceptance Month

Today the world recognizes and celebrates the rights of individuals with autism. World Autism Awareness Day, established in 2008 by the United Nations, is an international observance to make us mindful of this complex, lifelong developmental disability, which typically appears in early childhood. We also join organizations like the Autism Society of America and Autism…

Episode 3 of Envision: Leaders must collaborate to tackle today’s global challenges
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Episode 3 of Envision: Leaders must collaborate to tackle today’s global challenges

How can we work together to protect individuals, organizations and governments from increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats while expanding opportunity and access to technology in a sustainable way? I look forward to discussing these topics and more during Episode 3 of Envision, our digital series for business leaders, presented by Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft. The episode will…

Mutual empowerment through mentorship, sponsorship and allyship
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Mutual empowerment through mentorship, sponsorship and allyship

Chief Accessibility Officer Jenny Lay-Flurrie and Microsoft U.S. Chief Digital Officer Jacky Wright talk about finding and nurturing supportive relationships built on advocacy and trust. Tune in to a recording of a conversation they had in April 2020 as part of the Women at Microsoft ERG Meet our Leaders series, or download the transcript to…

Include 2021: Engaging on diversity and inclusion with intention, as individuals and organizations
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Include 2021: Engaging on diversity and inclusion with intention, as individuals and organizations

Today Microsoft kicks off Include 2021, a global diversity and inclusion event unlike anything we’ve ever done before. This free digital event is open to all and brings together global experts in academia, social change, law, behavioral science and diversity and inclusion — experts like Kimberlé Crenshaw, co-founder and executive director of the African American…

Microsoft acquires The Marsden Group, a leader in rapid industry innovation
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Microsoft acquires The Marsden Group, a leader in rapid industry innovation

Today, we are excited to announce that Microsoft has acquired The Marsden Group, a leader in industrial technology innovation and rapid prototyping. The first chapter of digital transformation was heavily oriented toward consumer-focused industries. The newer opportunity in infrastructure, manufacturing and resources is enormous. We continue to see an increased pace of digital change across…