Senior Manager, Global Programs
Yvonne Thomas is a senior program manager within the Microsoft Corporate Citizenship and Public Affairs team. In this role, she leads the Microsoft Opportunity for Youth program, which is focused on narrowing the opportunity divide faced by young people around the world. Prior to her current role, Ms. Thomas led Microsoft Elevate America, a set of national programs and partnerships, including the Microsoft Elevate America Veterans Initiative and Community Initiative, focused on providing people with the technology skills and other resources needed to successfully prepare for job opportunities in today’s changing economy. Prior to joining Microsoft nearly 12 years ago, she worked in the nonprofit sector, with a focus on youth development programs.