April 2016

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Women at Avanade

I’m thankful to be a working mother

Posted by Avanade News on April 28, 2016

The following blog post was written by Avanade alum Hanneke Troost. This year I will celebrate my third Mother’s day as, well, a mother! My two boys are too young to think about gifts and cards, but I bet they will make something at daycare – a colorful trinket or paper memento – that I will treasure forever. As a working mother, my sons are spendi...


Technology in Action

Global innovation contest: innovate with passion and purpose

Posted by Aaron Reich on April 26, 2016

Innovation is definitely a buzzword, but inherent in its definition is that you take risks. A few years ago in our annual global employee engagement survey, we saw a disturbing trend. The answers to questions that were designed to measure how our employees viewed innovation and risk within the organization dropped and had been trending downward ov...


Events and Activities

Avanade celebrates IWD around the globe

Posted by Courteney Malon on April 19, 2016

I had the honor of co-chairing this year's International Women's Day global initiatives at Avanade. Although very exciting, it was a daunting task to organize this global event, which is Avanade's single largest gender awareness activity for our company. This was the fourth year that we have celebrated the event and making sure we had global partic...


Corporate Citizenship

My dream, my journey: Tatiana’s Avanade scholarship story

Posted by Avanade News on April 11, 2016

“There is no dream that cannot be realized; there is only a long path to follow. Those who persevere, and succeed, are called Achievers.” -- Tatiana Kambwa, Avanade 15 for 15 scholarship recipient When I was a kid, in Congo-Kinshasa, I dreamt I would grow up to be a fashion designer. My mother was a tailor, and I was impressed by how a...


Inclusion and Diversity

Avanade’s commitment to diversity includes LGBT & gender equality

Posted by Adam Warby on April 6, 2016

Last month Avanade sponsored a global conference, the first of its kind, from The Economist called Pride and Prejudice. Simultaneous events were held over a 24 hour period in Hong Kong, London and New York with video session links between the three cities. For the first time corporate leaders gathered to discuss the business and economic impact of ...


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