Diversity

Women in Consulting: “It’s Right and Okay to Get What You Want”

On this issue of #WomenInConsulting, we are featuring Shirley Held  – a Partner, Cognitive & Analytics, Public Service at IBM Services. She shares her favorite part of working at IBM, her passion and advice on career development.   Name:  Shirley Held Position/Positions Held at IBM:  Partner, Cognitive & Analytics, Public Service, IBM Services Current Work […]

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How I Restarted My Career After a Parenthood Break

By Karuna Barla   When I took a career break from IBM India 13 years ago, it was a bittersweet interruption. On the one hand, I was excited about moving to the United States and starting a family but on the other, I knew I would miss the joy of working with my team. I […]

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How the Military Set Me Up For College, Seeing the World, And Working at IBM

Veterans and those who love them make no shortage of sacrifices on behalf of this country. But one sacrifice that’s perhaps not as readily acknowledged is the obstacles both veterans and military spouses can face when building out their careers in the civilian realm. Joining the military comes with its fair share of challenges, to […]

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Why My Naval Aviation Background Primed Me For a Global Role at a Top Company

Among the transferable skills one gains in the military? A global outlook. Just ask Heidi Hulsing, a project manager of global storage architecture at IBM. With her military background in naval aviation, Hulsing had been seeking a way to continue utilizing her worldly perspective in a civilian career when she first joined IBM, in 2003. […]

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Grow with “SWIFT” – An Inspiring Network of Women at IBM Services

By Alicia Lamb and Megan Zhu   As a fresh college graduate, I was excited to start my first job as a consultant in IBM’s Global Business Services. After a few weeks of training, I officially started to work out of the San Francisco office. I was feeling a bit overwhelmed and unsure of how […]

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IBM Promotes STEM at Haskell Indian Nations University

IBM’s Client Innovation Center (CIC) in Columbia, Missouri is partnering with Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) in Lawrence, Kansas to help give HINU students exposure to IT Careers. Jace Noteboom, a member of IBM’s Native American Diversity Council, worked with Lucy LePage from IBM Columbia to help further the partnership by bringing multiple teams together to […]

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This Inspirational Executive Talks About Managing Work and Other Interests

On this issue of The Inspirational Executive Series, we are featuring Diane Diggelmann, General Manager for IBM GTS WW Infrastructure Services Delivery, as she shares her view on being an IBMer, her interests outside of IBM, and some great advice for aspiring executives. The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to […]

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Women in Consulting: This Role Has Opened Doors For My Future

On this issue of #WomenInConsulting, we are featuring Courtney Good – a Senior Strategy Consultant at IBM Services. She shares her favorite part about working at IBM, her passion and advice on career development.   Name: Courtney Good   Position/Positions Held at IBM: Senior Strategy Consultant, IBM Digital Strategy  Current Work Location: Austin, TX  Length of […]

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