Prathibha is a Program Manager II at Microsoft on the Intelligent Edge Solutions team. She drives capacity planning, operator experiences, diagnostics, and supportability for Microsoft Azure Stack, an extension of Azure that enables building and running hybrid applications across cloud platforms. Prathibha is an avid diversity and inclusion advocate who strives to support women and girls in achieving their dreams. She is actively engaged with the Women at Microsoft community and helps with D&I recruiting initiatives for Microsoft at a number of universities. Prathibha is also very involved in local Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship communities; she recently spoke at Grace Hopper 2019, volunteered at SWE Local and serves as an advisor for Women in Cloud accelerator program, an initiative kicked off to support female tech entrepreneurs. Prathibha has a Bachelor’s in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia.