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The Life-Changing Magic Of Support: How Susan Betts Found A Home At Microsoft

Below is an article originally written by Candace Whitney-Morris at PowerToFly Partner Microsoft. Go to Microsoft's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

Susan Betts moved to the United States to follow her career dreams. A combination of the Defense of Marriage Act and immigration-related laws meant that she and her partner, who came with her, might not be able to stay unless something changed.

In 2008, Susan Betts and her partner, Silvia Colombaretti, made the move to New York City from São Paulo, Brazil, where they met and fell in love, and pursued their dream to live abroad. Betts was granted a work visa for a new job, and Colombaretti came to the United States on a student visa. Colombaretti didn't know English at the time and decided that she would learn the language.

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Working At Microsoft

In the video above, Danielle Vaughan, Account Manager, shares the following information about her experiences at Microsoft: "A company that encourages diversity and inclusion where I, being a woman Latina in tech, feel a hundred percent supported and encouraged to share my thoughts."

Would you be interested in working at Microsoft and being able to observe firsthand their commitment to diversity and inclusion?

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