Indonesia’s Change Agent: Esther K. Sianipar

This is part of a series of articles highlighting the valuable work that Microsoft’s Citizenship Managers are doing in Asia. As a child, Esther K. Sianipar would chat with her father into the late night about Indonesia’s possible pathways for democratisation. At other times, she would watch the deep discussions between her father and other…

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A Personal Account of the Impact of Typhoon Yolanda

By Karrie Ilagan, Country General Manager, Microsoft Philippines Growing up in the Philippines makes you acutely aware of earthquakes and the monsoon and typhoon seasons; of the rain, wind and sheer power of nature. I have weathered my share of disasters, however, nothing could prepare me for the impact that was Typhoon Yolanda. When this…

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Changing Lives: Supahrat Juramongkol

This is part of a series of articles highlighting the valuable work that Microsoft’s Community Affairs Managers are doing in Asia. Miles of land sprawl out sporadically dotted by houses and farmlands. Sometimes a hawker peddling food or wares on a cart cycles by. Completing the picture would be those who, unfortunately, are missing from…

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Delivering a Positive Impact: Crossing Wang

This is part of a series of articles highlighting the valuable work that Microsoft’s Community Affairs Managers are doing in Asia. Teamwork and collaboration, as Crossing Wang learned in her capacity as Community Affairs Manager at Microsoft China, hold the keys to building successful outreach. And it is that sense of shared purpose that Crossing…

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Making a Real Difference in the Lives of People: Janakie Karunaratne

This is part of a series highlighting the valuable work that Microsoft’s Community Affairs Managers are doing in Asia. This piece was contributed by Nikolay Premyanov and Jason Jun Sik Eum, two student interns who spent time with the Microsoft Area HQ Citizenship team in July 2013.This piece was contributed by Gayatri Sitaraman, a student…

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