Microsofts Confluence to feature Human Library

The Human Library is scheduled to be part of Microsoft India´s signature annual diversity and inclusion event, the Confluence conference. The event will take place in Hyderabad on April 27th, 2018 and it is expected to feature staff from Microsoft from all across India.

The Human Library will be open to the participants at the Confluence conference all day and our readers will have access to a bookshelf stocked with bestsellers from the Human Library book depot in Hyderabad.

Reading hall warm up in Bangalore

A few days before the main event, staff from Microsofts offices in Bangalore are invited to become readers of the Human Library at a corporate reading hall event. The activity is part of the warm-up to the Confluence.

The content at the Bangalore session be comprised of editions from the Human Library in Bangalore and so this project will bring two different book collections in India into play.

This is the first time the Human Library and Microsoft partner in India.

Read more about the Confluence conference here.

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