For this Insider4Good, Innovation is Personal

What drives extraordinary innovators to turn their ideas into reality? Often, a deeply personal experience serves as both inspiration and motivation. Peter Akech, a Windows #Insiders4Good Fellow working in Kenya, watched as his brother suffered from a severe skin disorder and struggled to find an effective treatment. It took nearly two years and eight doctors to properly diagnose Peter’s brother,….

Peter Akech

Reflections from a Female IT Pro

Seventeen years ago, Aylin Atay started as an intern for the YWCA, attracted by its mission of ending racism and empowering women. Today, she’s the organization’s Director of IT and the head of an all-female tech team — an accomplishment that is even more notable given that women hold only 25 percent of all jobs in tech. “The YWCA’s mission….

Aylin Atay