Inclusion and Diversity

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The importance of celebrating Pride Month at Avanade: Reflections from the executive sponsor of Prism, our LGBTQ+ employee network

Posted by Anna Di Silverio on June 20, 2024

Anna Di Silverio, the global executive sponsor of Prism, Avanade's LGBTQ+ employee network, discusses the importance of celebrating Pride Month at Avanade and the various initiatives and events being held to support the LGBTQ+ community.


Six Avanade employee networks share tips for combatting stress

Posted by Avanade News on May 28, 2024

As Avanade celebrates Mental Health May, six employee networks – Prism, Veteran’s Employee Network, INSPIRE, Jewish Employee Network, Adelante and Women’s Employee Network – came together to reflect on the stresses they face and share their best strategies for coping.


On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we’re reflecting on intersectionality between being LGBTQ+ and having disabilities

Posted by Audrey Gerred AND Maria Acevedo on May 16, 2024

Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day, two employee networks – DiversAbility and Prism – have come together to recognize the importance of inclusion and accessibility, and how their identities and experiences highlight the work that must be done to continue fostering accessible  digital and physical spaces.


How can Microsoft Copilot transform digital accessibility?

Posted by Diana Wolfe AND Hallam Sargeant on May 15, 2024

In honor of GAAD, our Chief Inclusion & Talent Officer Hallam Sargeant sat down with Principal AI Researcher Diana Wolfe – who has spent the past year researching AI’s impact on the future of work – to ask her about how Copilot can accelerate accessibility in the workplace.


A reflection on Trans Day of Visibility

Posted by Richard Vander Meer on May 2, 2024

Richard Vander Meer reflects on International Transgender Day of Visibility, marked annually on March 31, and lessons he has learned.


Reflections on the importance of Ramadan

Posted by Nimra Fatima on April 9, 2024

Nimra Fatima reflects on the importance of Ramadan and shares how we can support colleagues observing this month.


Black History Month: How art impacts us all

Marking Black History Month, hear from three Avanade colleagues on the importance and impact of art on their live and careers.


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