Microsoft’s next steps to expand accessibility in technology, the workforce and workplace

Digital technology can play a critical role in bridging barriers to communication, interaction and information. Microsoft have taken an initiative to expand accessibility in technology, workforce and workplace. This ambition builds on broad and lengthy work to empower people with disabilities.

Under the leadership of Chief Accessibility Officer Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft have accelerated culture of accessibility – creating innovative technology solutions, changing hiring practices with our Autism Hiring Program, growing the employee community and partnering with others to help create new opportunities for the many talented people with disabilities. To read more click here


  • Accessibility by design
  • Research and data
  • Increasing access and affordability


  • Increasing skills and Education
  • Connecting skilled workers with jobs


  • Inclusive hiring
  • Accessible and inclusive tools and spaces
  • Empowering customers and partners on their accessibility journey

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