Kiesha Garrison is a business strategist, speaker and vlog host who thrives when interviewing inspiring people, influencing organizational culture and leading with empathy, curiosity & courage.
Since graduating from Spelman College in 2002, her career has taken her from business development in the publishing industry (People, This Old House, and InStyle) to leadership at Microsoft. After years of negotiating strategic partnerships for MSN, Surface, and Azure, Kiesha now focuses on designing strategic messaging and engagement programs that impact the employee experience for thousands globally as the Director of Culture & Communications for the AI Platform Engineering team.
She has served as an emcee for several Microsoft global events and had the honor of conducting celebrity interviews with icons such as Will Smith, Ang Lee, & Lenny Kravitz for the internal show Outside In. She relishes her work hosting special events for community organizations looking to make a difference in the world such as Women in Tech Regatta, Dress for Success Seattle, and HERE Seattle.
Kiesha is passionate about advocating for and inspiring Black women and girls. In addition to her work as a standup comedian, in which she aims to enlighten through humorous stories of her own experiences, she also hosts the vlog Another Black Girl (anotherblackgirl.com), where she highlights the passions, pursuits, and excellence of other Black women & girls. On the site, Kiesha showcases Black women & girls in their immeasurable areas of impact and conducts interviews about their life journeys and the other black women who inspire them.
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