Andrea Taylor

Andrea L .Taylor is Director of Community Affairs for Microsoft North America, based in Redmond, Wash., where her team manages the Giving Campaign and Employee Engagement. She develops strategy and oversees implementation of Microsoft's Unlimited Potential Community Technology Skills program, a global initiative that promotes digital inclusion and increased access to training in under-served communities. Taylor also works closely with nonprofit organizations, governments and businesses while making company investments that support economic development by advancing employability and workforce development. Taylor's extensive career in media, philanthropy and education includes prior work at The Boston Globe, the Ford Foundation, Education Development Center, Film Forum, and Harvard Graduate School of Education, and board memberships on the Council on Foundations and the Cleveland Foundation.