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Diversity and inclusion matters.

 

That's a fact that is universally accepted in our industry today. 

 

Yet, just because we know that diversity is not only good for business but necessary for organizations to thrive doesn't mean that companies actively practice strategies to support employees and cultivate an inclusive culture at work. As an IT Pro or developer in today's competitive and highly diverse economy, what does that mean for you? How can you push the boundaries, break that glass ceiling and go against the grain to champion what is arguably the most urgent topic in our industry today?

 

Join us at the Diversity and Tech track at Microsoft Ignite 2019 as we seek answers, build solutions and foster communities in bridging the inclusion gap. 

 

Want to learn more? Click here, and watch the video below for a sneak preview as to what you can expect in five awesome, potentially life-changing days of learning and personal + professional growth. Discover what true empathy is, and embrace that human, vulnerable side of yourself that most of us are often hesitant to show others at work. It's going to be uncomfortable, but it will be the most rewarding and transformative experience you've had at any tech conference. 

 

See you there!

 

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Well done @ShonaBang and team. The start of the Diversity and Tech initiative at Microsoft Ignite 2018 was perfect and sets the right path forward. I'm very passionate about D&I, especially stemming from my own challenges and experiences, and I will be happy to take a major role in developing a strong program, education, mentorship and much more for Microsoft Ignite 2019 and beyond. Cheers!

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Wow how amazing to finally watch this video. I feel like it was yesterday because I remember the story of every speaker who participated in this video.

I felt like I met my family after a long time no see. The funny part is that I'm wearing the same outfit I had in this video when I was interviewed during my participation at MS Ignite 2018. 

 

Congratulations Diversity and Tech team. You offered us a platform to make our community stronger and more impactful.

Waiting eagerly to see you "again" and meet many others at Ignite 2019! I'm sure that, together, we will make it even more inspiring.