Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 143 - Roina Ochieng (Microsoft)



In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen, Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by Nairobi, Kenya-based Program Manager at Microsoft - Roina Ochieng | @roinochieng, who works in the Microsoft Graph team focusing on the SDKs and tooling.


Topics discussed in this session:


  • Working for a global organization with widely dispersed teams and with a growth mindset.   
  • Thoughts on changes to how we work today - delivering impact vs activities. 
  • Importance of local community engagement and events. 
  • Being a woman in tech in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • How might outsiders want to engage with regional communities?   In Africa, consider problem led innovation.
  • What’s coming in Graph SDK work?   Project Kiota and all things enabling low friction tooling that helps people integrate with Microsoft 365 more easily.


We also covered 12 articles or videos by Microsoft and the community from the last week. 


Please remember to keep on providing us feedback on how we can help on this journey. We always welcome feedback on making the community more inclusive and diverse.



This session was recorded in front of a non-audience on Monday, November 15, 2021.   Enjoy the show. 



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Here are all the links and people mentioned in this recording. Thanks, everyone for your contributions to the community!


Microsoft articles:



Community articles:



Additional resources:



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