Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx voices
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the contributions, legacies, and achievements of the community—and highlight the Hispanic and Latinx voices that bridge a rich and proud history with a vibrant and dynamic future.
Meet Ernesto Lara-Matthews
“I wanted to have a little piece of Mexico with me and share it with others.”
— Ernesto Lara-Matthews, Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft and founder of the HOLA (Hispanic and Latinx Organization of Leaders in Action) chapter at Microsoft New England
Meet Patricia Ferroni Holmberg
“I learned that if the generations before me could achieve their dreams, I could do it, too.”
— Patricia Ferroni Holmberg, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at Microsoft
Meet Pinhas Kevin Cohen
“Even if only one person takes away something from our podcast, whether it’s to enjoy, learn, or connect with one of our guests, then it’s all worth it.”
— Pinhas Kevin Cohen, Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft and co-creator of the “Charlas at the Commons” podcast
Meet Nicole Mejias
“Both my Hispanic and Asian identities equally define me and have influenced who I am today.”
— Nicole Mejias, Senior Strategic Account Manager at Microsoft and founder of the HOLA (Hispanic and Latinx Organization of Leaders in Action) chapter in Microsoft Atlanta office
Meet Juan Lavista Ferres
“Data has the power to improve people’s lives. With the right data, you can use AI to tackle challenges that would be impossible to solve otherwise."
— Juan Lavista Ferres, Chief Scientist and Lab Director of the Microsoft AI for Good Research Lab
Honoring role models and raising our voz
Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Modern Life, Search & Devices at Microsoft reflects on the power of community and role models to help build a brighter future.
Bringing computer science to high schools in Mexico
With Microsoft’s TEALS program, more students in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and the U.S. can learn vital computer science skills with support from teachers and industry volunteers.
Microsoft scholarship for Hispanic and Latinx students
Bringing Hispanic and Latinx heritage to life in a virtual museum
The Hispanic and Latinx Legacy Museum is a virtual experience from Microsoft Stores featuring over 35 Hispanic and Latinx change-makers, including Miguel Cardona and Gloria Estefan.
Find out how you can engage, make an impact, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Xbox—from curated games to special livestream events to community stories, and more.
Show your Hispanic and Latinx pride
Personalize Microsoft Edge with four new Hispanic Heritage Month themes designed by artists in the Hispanic and Latinx communities.