Our voz

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 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

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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.

Learn more about Yusuf’s work within Microsoft

Microsoft scholarship for Hispanic and Latinx students

The HOLA (Hispanic and Latinx Organization of Leaders in Action) employee resource group is dedicated to supporting the growth of Hispanic and Latinx employees and encouraging students to pursue careers in technology. Now, they’re offering a scholarship in partnership with the Seattle Foundation.

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.

Visit the exhibit

Miguel Cardona — US Secretary of Education and lifelong educator
Gloria Estefan — Cuban-American singer, songwriter, and superstar

Connect

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.

Learn about Hispanic and Latinx innovators

Test and boost your knowledge about Hispanic and Latinx change-makers and their contributions with Bing’s Hispanic Heritage Month quiz.