Teresa oversees Microsoft’s Technology and Corporate Responsibility Group (TCR), which helps realize the company’s mission through initiatives that support and protect the fundamental rights of people around the world. Utilizing data and technology, the group focuses on priorities related to safeguarding democratic institutions, ensuring healthy information ecosystems, advancing racial justice and equality, protecting human rights through responsible business practices in our supply chain, and enabling the right to meaningful connectivity and accessible technology.
Before joining Microsoft in 2008, Teresa worked in private practice. Over the years, she has held various positions within the company, including Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Microsoft's HR Legal Group. In this role, she managed the Immigration, Employment Law, and Employment Compliance teams.
Teresa's commitment to fundamental rights and an equitable society extends beyond her role at Microsoft. She dedicates her time to pro-bono work in support of immigration and veterans' rights and is an active participant in the business community, partnering with local Seattle businesses and associations to highlight and advance important local issues.