On Episode 16 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Dona Sarkar who is the Director of Accessibility at Microsoft.
Dona talks about her time at Microsoft where she has worked since 2005, Dona was an engineer on the Windows Dev team for 12 years covering 5 versions of Windows. Dona speaks passionately about neurodiversity and how her role at Microsoft will ensure that accessibility needs for all users are met.
Dona will be at the South Coast Summit where you can watch her session “Burnout Begone as a Service” on Saturday 16th October at 13:00. After you can also watch the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast live, where we will be hosting a roundtable with the Women in Teams community at 16:00.
Dona’s Twitter: Dona Sarkar (@donasarkar) Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/ Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
On Episode 15 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, after a small Summer break, our hosts are joined by Sharon Weaver who is a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Process Improvement, and Productivity Expert.
Sharon is the founder and CEO of Smarter consulting and speaks to our hosts about being a leader within the Kansas area by running the Kansas City O365 User Group. Sharon shares her journey from coding as a hobby when growing up to working in medicine then falling back into IT! We also find out what the role of a Microsoft Regional Director is!
Sharon will be hosting a session at Commsverse on the 15th September, where you can watch her session “All Roads Lead to Teams! Working with Tasks by Planner and To Do” at 17:20pm GMT.
I am excited to announce that the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be at the South Coast Summit on the 16th of October in Southampton, UK. Myself and Jon are looking forward to presenting a roundtable discussion with 3 of our previous guests along with Helen Walker.
You can still grab tickets for this event over at https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
Roundtable – Microsoft Spotlight Podcast – Women In Teams Discussion Panel
Saturday 4:00 PM · 40 min · Ageas Media Centre
Speakers – Andrew Moran, Jon Jarvis, Sara Fennah, Zoe Wilson, Sophie Dimelow, Helen Walker
The Microsoft Spotlight Podcast highlights the importance of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion within the Microsoft Community.
This session will talk with a number of high profile Women In Teams Community about their journey into the world of IT and how “us” as a community can engage more women to get involved.
This will provide insight into the challenges our panel has faced and how they manage to carve out a successful career in IT, the goals that they have set for themselves and how we can get women in technical or non-technical roles throughout the industry.