The Freedom of a Volunteer

Charles Thrasher, Operations Project Manager and Co-Chair Microsoft Net Impact Chapter I spent four hours talking to MBA students at the annual Net Impact conference this past weekend. I talked continuously about Microsoft as a matrixed organization and the potential for an individual to influence change far beyond their pay grade. I talked about Microsoft’s…

Use your job to change the world

By Dan Bross, Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft Corporation   Here’s a question: The greatest way to change the world is… ? Last evening here in Portland, Oregon, KPMG’s Global Head of Citizenship and Diversity posed that question to more than 2,600 of the next generation of leaders attending Net Impact’s 19th annual conference….