IBMer Stories

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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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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Nomathamsanqa Shares Her Experience as a zSoftware Engineer in IBM South Africa

I’m Nomathamsanqa Toba, a zSoftware Engineer based in IBM South Africa. I joined IBM through this graduate program aimed at upskilling and closing the gap on the scarce mainframe skills in the industry. Five months into the program and my overall experience at IBM has been nothing but pleasant and exceeded my expectations. I am […]

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Ai Is Making an Impact in Japan Through the Working Mother Community

(2 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Today, we’re catching up with Ai Okada from IBM Japan. Ai is the founder of the […]

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How Geetha Found Her Path at IBM

(4 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Today, we’re catching up with Geetha Adinarayan, Chief Architect for IBM TRIRIGA Building Insights in India. […]

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How Crystal Took a Different Path to IBM

The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Today, we’re catching up with Crystal Ramirez, Site Reliability Engineer with Watson Financial Services Solutions and an alumnus of the […]

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How IBMer Nishtha is Bringing AI Fairness to Bollywood

(2 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Today, we’re catching up with Nishtha Madaan, Research Engineer with IBM India and an AI superstar! […]

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Tech Re-Entry Helped Priyanka Live Her Best Life

(7 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Today, learn more about the Tech Re-Entry program from Priyanka Mohapatra, Business Development Manager with IBM […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month with Bhumika Patel

(2 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate Women’s History Month and #IWD2020, we’re revisiting some of our favorite blogs from last year, by and featuring the women of IBM. Today, we revisit one of our 2019 Spotlight Series features […]

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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! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Want to learn more about the incredible women at IBM and how you can […]

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