Diversity

IBM Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 (EN, FR)

English Français In March 2019, IBM Canada was named as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019, selected by Mediacorp and published in The Globe and Mail (Canada). These are just a few of the reasons why IBM Canada was given this recognition: IBM Canada manages a global leadership development program to nurture high […]

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What on Earth is IBM? I Returned, Only to Discover a New Company

By Felix Ekwueme I recently returned to IBM after exactly three years away from my last role within the company as a product manager. Since leaving IBM, I have been involved in a number of very exciting and challenging projects, from turning an idea to a venture backed startup now valued at $10 million, to […]

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P-TECH now in Colombia: Technology at the Service of New Generations

(2 min read)A few months ago, Colombia became the first country in Latin America to announce the implementation of P-TECH, IBM’s educational model that combines the education system with the private sector to provide university-level degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), along with skills and experiences in the workplace. Its implementation in Colombia […]

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My Second Act: A Journey Towards Re-Building My Career

By Jill Burns (4 min read) As a Software Developer for Watson In Support, I work in a cognitive support team at IBM using Node.js in a cloud architecture. I started this role in July 2018 after a 12-week STEM re-entry apprenticeship and I consider this my Second Act. I was recently asked to lead […]

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Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

(3 min read) I recently took part in a panel event organized by STEMWomen UK and was asked about my view of Ginni Rometty’s quote that “Growth and Comfort never co-exist”. As Ginni said, “If you’re going to grow as a person you’ve got to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” I spoke about how I’ve […]

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These Women in Security Talk About Re-Launching Their Careers After a Long Parental Break

(3 min read) IBM Tech Re-entry Program was developed to bring back talented technical professionals who took a break from the workforce and were looking to restart their careers. In IBM India, the program was successfully launched in 2018 where we on-boarded the first batch of re-launchers for Security roles. We’ve chatted with these two […]

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How My Manager Supported Me In My Career During My Pregnancy

By Jeyashri Ganesan (4 min read) My first day as an IBMer is still so fresh in my mind – 15th May 2008. It seemed as if I sleepwalked from college directly into the IBM campus as my dream came true. I was awestruck by the corporate culture and ethics and values of IBM. The […]

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How Surviving Bias and Overcoming Fear Helped Me Thrive in My Career

By: Leah Brome (3 min read) I graduated college at 19. I was young and my first job was at a Fortune 500 company.  That’s when the advice first began: “Your hair can’t look too ethnic if you work in corporate. Keep it straight.” “You will work twice as hard for the same opportunity and […]

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Naomi D’Souza: MSc Mechanical Engineer, IBM Strategy Consultant, and Top Influencer

By Naomi D’Souza (5 min read) Ever since school, my dream has always been to work in design, strategy, and digital. At 23, I got the opportunity to join IBM whilst I was still pursuing my Masters in Mechanical Engineering. It has been over two and a half years now, and I am thankful to […]

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Working in a Tech World Where Gender Doesn’t Matter

By Andrea Martin (4 min read) As I write this blog I look at a roughly 9,570-day career at IBM. You may think “Wow, why didn’t she ever change her job?” or “Why did she never work for another company?” Well, let me elaborate on this a little bit. There are actually two aspects to […]

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IBM Named One of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies

By: Francesca Rossi (6 min read) This week, Ethisphere Institute announced its 2019 list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies—and IBM is one of the few leading companies in the information and technology services category to receive the award. This recognition highlights companies like IBM, working with partners and clients to do the right thing, […]

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