WiB - How Microsoft puts D&I in the DNA of the company

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WiB - How Microsoft puts D&I in the DNA of the company

By INSEAD Alumni Association Singapore

When and where

Date and time

Friday, November 22, 2019 · 5 - 8:30pm +08


Microsoft 182 Cecil Street, Singapore Frasers Tower Singapore, Singapore 69547 Singapore


WiB - How Microsoft puts D&I in the DNA of the company – from engineering, product and marketing

We are very excited to announce that we are partnering with Microsoft to host both us and their community for a tour of their new inclusive designed office, a keynote talk on building Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) into the DNA of the organization, followed by a panel discussion on D&I with AI.

Please get your tickets now. If you are interested to see a little more on what Microsoft are doing in this space have a look here. Here's a sneak peek of Microsoft's Experience Center in Singapore.


  • 5.00-5.30pm: Welcome and registration
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Tour of Microsoft’s new office – including some of their D&I spaces and the new experience centre (https://youtu.be/t3EDOuS1Gdo)
  • keynote ‘How is Microsoft embedding D&I in the D&A of the company’ (with Jacqui Miranda, General Manager Surface & Mixed Reality, Microsoft)
  • Panel on D&I and AI: why we need women to be part of the conversation (STEM) / will AI change the game and impact gender balance?
  1. Anna Gong https://www.linkedin.com/in/annagong/
  2. Renee Lo https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneewlo/
  3. Annie Lim https://www.linkedin.com/in/annielimsingapore/
  4. Nate Harris https://www.linkedin.com/in/nate-harris-8428b7/
  • 7.30pm: Social drink and nibble

We encourage everyone to come and explore how some of the tech giants are living D&I. Where can technology help, but where do we still need to prioritize the human element?


  • INSEAD NAA members and a guest each pay: $15
  • INSEAD Non-NAA members and a guest each pay: $45
  • INSEAD students and degree participants and a guest each pay $45
  • DUAL members and a guest each pay: $45

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Become an NAA SG member now and contact us for the promo code so you can enjoy all the benefits, including special prices on this event. Note: NAA SG event tickets are non-refundable. However tickets are transferable and may be resold/given away to fellow INSEAD alumni. Contact us for more details. This event is limited to INSEAD alumni and a guest each. If you signed up erroneously, we will reimburse you, but deduct the admin processing fee. We hope you understand. Check out the NAA SG Blog here.

About the organizer

We are one of the largest and fastest-growing national chapters of the INSEAD Alumni network. With 3,000+ alumni in a compact urban setting and the benefit of INSEAD’s Asia campus, we have an active community offering a rich variety of events and benefits to its members that enables a vibrant platform for alumni to connect, meet, exchange ideas with each other for business and social purposes.