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Charity Shares Her Passion for Getting Girls Into STEM

(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 Charity Wayua, Senior Research Manager at the IBM Research Lab in Kenya! […]

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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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Solving Society’s Problems Through Inventing

(5 min read) This #BlackHistoryMonth, IBMers are standing together. We’ve asked some IBMers to share with us their thoughts on inclusion in the workplace and their career journey. Kommy Weldemariam is Chief Scientist for IBM Research in Africa. Here he shares his experience with IBM so far and what inspires him as he seeks to […]

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Cool Projects, Challenging Tasks, and a Supportive Team: Our First Year as Developer Advocates

(3 min read) With Thato Tshetlhanyane and Kefentse Mathibe The IBM Developer Advocacy is a graduate program that hones tech professionals to educate developers about a specific technology and grow a community of researchers, students, educators, and coders on the path toward achieving a unique advantage. In this program, Developer Advocates become part of a […]

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Adopting a Growth Mindset to Achieve the Extraordinary

By Kawther Haciane (2 min read) #BeEqual is instilled in our core values; our blue DNA. IBM values diversity and offers equal opportunities for all to achieve their full potential. I have been with the IBM Security Services business unit in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for the past three years and it has […]

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How to Find a Job You Are Passionate About

A job is mostly described as an activity we do to support our lives. Many people go to work out of necessity. But what if going to work is the activity you choose to do day in and day out, because you love it? What if you handle important issues at your job, and feel […]

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How I Found Myself at IBM

By Hisham Darwish (2 min read)  Being a son of a Diplomat, I lived in multiple countries across different continents and from a young age I’ve experienced the virtues of having a multicultural background. My journey started with my birth in Caracas (Venezuela), then moved to Cairo (Egypt), my country of citizenship, then lived for […]

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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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Things We’ve Learned as Female Technical Graduates in the IBM Brighter Blue Program

We interviewed six tech savvy women – all graduates of top Computer Sciences universities in Pakistan and hired as part of the IBM Brighter Blue Program in June 2018 and asked them about different aspects of their experience at IBM from their expectation in an ideal company, to IBM’s new technology. Let’s hear about what […]

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When Your Country Calls…

What would you do if your home country called?  Former IBMer David Sengeh tells his story on how his accomplishments in IBM lead him to influence and improve life in Sierra Leone. by David Sengeh   In August 2016, I relocated to Kenya having left my home country Sierra Leone 11 years earlier. As a […]

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Meet Sandile: An IBM Research Masters Intern and ‘Idols’ South Africa Contestant

Being an IBMer means pursuing all of your passions, and inspiring others for doing that. Sandile Skosana, is an IBM Research masters intern based in the lab in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has recently been announced as a participant in this year’s ‘Idols’ TV show in South Africa, where he will be singing and playing […]

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