People who inspire
Great stories are memorable. Microsoft stories focus on people. We reveal their lives, challenges, and achievements, as well as the people and technologies that help them along the way.
These are stories about people of action. They have the ambition to turn ideas into reality, accomplish more, and change lives. They’re the doers—the people who start things, move the world forward, and inspire others.
Meet Franz Gastler, Founder of Yuwa
Through soccer and school, Yuwa empowers girls to choose their own futures in one of the world’s most challenging regions: Jharkhand, India.
Collete Davis powers her racing career on passion and drive
Collete Davis has raced for Red Bull, negotiated endorsements, hosted a TV show, and advocated for girls pursuing STEM. At 23, she finds success comes down to one thing: believing in yourself.
Changing the future for Brazilian youth through tech education
Digital literacy classes introduced Wanderson Skrock to a world of opportunity. Twice held at a juvenile detention center, he now enables at-risk youth in Brazil to learn life-changing tech skills.
What does it take to summit 50 peaks in 50 days?
Determination, planning, technology, and a dedicated team. Follow Melissa Arnot and Maddie Miller’s journey as they achieve a world record in the 50 Peaks Challenge.