Diversity&Inclusion

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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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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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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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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How to Support Autistic Individuals in Agile Workspaces

By: Megan Roddie, Bill Dusch, and a network of autistic IBMers (5 min read) Agile workspaces are becoming more and more common, thus increasing the probability that an autistic individual will find themselves placed in such an environment. Due to sensory processing disorders and sensitivities to certain environments, autistics may encounter difficulties thriving in agile office spaces. […]

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5 Great Career Blogs You May Have Missed in 2018

In 2018, IBMers from various fields and specializations wrote blogs and gave career advice for those interested in further developing their professional skills or looking to build a career with IBM. Here are our 5 career blog picks from 2018: On The True Purpose of Networking “Networking is about giving, being a mentor, sharing your […]

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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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What Happens When You Bring All Diversity Communities Together

IBM UK’s Business Resource Groups (BRG) host an event to bring all diversity communities together for the first time. Here are some highlights from Vincent Cipollone, IBM UK’s Corporate Development Executive. By Vincent Cipollone   “There’s no such thing as a single-issue struggle.  Because we don’t lead single-issue lives.” On 5 September 2018, I had […]

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