IBMer Pinar Shares the Best Message She Was Ever Told

(4 min read) By Pinar Yucealp The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! “Now that you will turn 18 next month, you should obtain your driving license.” Learning to drive was the last thing on my mind. I was totally uninterested. I answered my father […]

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IBM Canada Recognized as a Diversity Leader for the Third Straight Year (EN, FR)

English | French IBM Canada is proud to be recognized for the third year in a row as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2021.  The award recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. The following initiatives were cited as examples of our diversity leadership: IBM Canada partnered with Specialisterne […]

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IBM’s First-Ever African Female Regional Executive Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh: How to Succeed While Staying True to Yourself

In July 2020, Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh was announced as IBM’s first-ever African female Regional General Manager, covering 35 countries in North, East & West Africa. Her story sets a strong precedent for aspiring women leaders in Africa and beyond. Angela is among Africa’s 2020 Top 100 Most Influential Women by Avance Media and a recipient of […]

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IBM Reaffirms Its Commitment to Offer Rewarding Internship Experiences in 2021

At the start of 2020, the IBM Internship Program was faced with the challenge of providing rich and valuable experiences to hundreds of interns across the globe. The team had to quickly adapt to social isolation measures implemented in different countries while still ensuring that our interns receive the same level of professional enrichment from […]

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My Life as a Career Woman in the Middle East

By: Kawther Haciane Hands-down, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the most liberal countries in the Middle East. Hence, it’s always a popular destination not only for women but also men from all over the world. But besides being an incredible destination for a holiday, UAE offers outstanding opportunities for career advancements. As […]

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The Power of Mentoring and Networking for Women in STEM—An IBM Female Talents Network Story

The IBM Female Talents Network is a network of female students and career starters in the DACH region (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland). One highly successful initiative in this network is the Mentoring Program, a collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Bosch. This program focuses on mentoring talented female students in the early […]

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Everything you need to know about being a UX Design Apprentice

(8 min read) IBM Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna recently wrote, “To close the digital divide, pathways to fast-growing technology jobs should include non-traditional training programs such as apprenticeships...” So we spoke to Ana Manrique, Program Director of Design for IBM Cloud and Cognitive, and her team to uncover everything you need to know about […]

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How My Non-Traditional Path Led Me to a Career in Cybersecurity

By Anne Leslie On paper, nothing predestined me for a career in cybersecurity. I graduated from business school with a dual degree in European business, spent several years working in banking, and the best part of a decade as a stay-at-home mother to my three kids before returning to work in a succession of business […]

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3 Things Recruiters Wish They Could Tell You (EN, ES)

English Espanol     By: Natalia Islas Lupercio Mexico Talent Acquisition Partner Throughout your professional life, you have likely been in more than one selection process or you are about to start one. When you make the decision to start a job application process with a company, most of the time it is accompanied by […]

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5 Tips to Kick-start Your Programming Career – The Frontend Route

So you’re interested in programming. Perhaps you’re considering a career change or just interested in picking up a new skill during the lockdown, but have no idea where to start? Good news, while learning to code may seem daunting at first, we’re here to help! First things first, if you’re thinking of a career change, […]

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Winning Projects of the IBM North America Intern Hackathon

In July, over 500 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the IBM North America Intern Hackathon. Done completely virtual, this event was IBM’s signature experience for the interns this summer. Teams of interdisciplinary interns worked together to develop new solutions using IBM technology. For the first time this year, we partnered with […]

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