10 Things We’ve Learned About Inclusion

  • Sharing 10 unexpected lessons from the company’s holistic approach to diversity and inclusion that will highlight for leaders and attendees:
  • How global companies must think globally and implement locally
  • How to push systems toward change without spiking internal discord
  • Why innovating on inclusion requires both conversations and calculations
  • How to strengthen culture through communities, not competition
  • Sharing real examples and transparent learnings from Microsoft’s ongoing diversity and inclusion journey.

Lindsay-Rae McIntyre
Chief Diversity Officer and Corporate VP of Talent Development

Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer and Corporate Vice President of Talent Development, Microsoft, leads the company’s strategic efforts and systemic solutions to advance diversity and inclusion and create equitable access to opportunity for all employees at Microsoft. The work she drives is guided by a commitment to be mission-driven, outcome-oriented, globally informed, science-based, and culturally competent. Under her leadership, her global team of human resources professionals and employee engagement strategists are driving the adoption of Microsoft’s Core Priority for Diversity & Inclusion, taking a holistic and intentional approach to talent development motions at all levels, cultivating thriving employee communities, building leadership capability, scaling enterprising solutions to advance inclusive behaviors, and helping leaders and managers apply a growth mindset and adaptive approach to talent development and diversity and inclusion.