Diversity&Inclusion

My Name. My Confidence: How IBM’s Name Change Tool Changed My Experience at Work as a Transwoman

IBM has introduced a limited pilot program for employees in select countries to participate voluntarily in a name change override program. The program is designed to alter the participant’s name in a subset of applications linked to IBM’s directory. Let’s hear Kristina’s story about the program. By Kristina Justine For some, a name is just a […]

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Women in Consulting: A Global Cognitive Offering Leader Tells Her Story

On this issue of Women in Consulting, we are featuring Stephanie Peters Meier – a Global Cognitive Offerings Leader at IBM Services. She shares her favorite part about working at IBM, her passion and advice on career development. This is the first issue of the #WomenInConsulting series.   Name: Stephanie Peters Meier Position/Positions Held at […]

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IBM Celebrates Inclusion-Focused Employee Communities

IBM dedicates the month of August to celebrate more than 250 inclusion-focused employee groups and their 50,000 members. Let’s hear about their stories at IBM. By Astrid R. Frydensberg   Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are volunteer employee-led communities formed around a common interest, belief, bond or background. They are based on enhancing career development, promoting […]

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Coming Out at Work and My Advice for LGBT+ Job Seekers

Ella is as an out and proud lesbian working at IBM. Having recently gone through the job seeking process, she shares her experience and advice about coming out at work and how to know if the company you are joining has a truly inclusive culture. With Ella Slade Job seeking is never easy: there is […]

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An Interview with Leanne Pittsford

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month we had a chat with some influential women who are making a real impact for inclusion in the workplace. In this blog, we are featuring Leanne Pittsford Founder and CEO of Lesbians Who Tech. Tell me about yourself and what you do… I’m Leanne Pittsford, […]

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Why IBM is the Company of My Dreams

IBM recently got an honorable recognition from LinkedIn. In this blog Adriana shares how she is one of the IBMers that truly agrees with this recognition, and shares why, in her view, IBM is one of the top 25 companies Brazilians desire to work in. By: Adriana da Costa Ferreira IBM Brazil was recently recognized as one […]

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My 30th Year in IBM: Why I’m Excited Now More Than Ever

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to build a global career at IBM? In this blog, featuring Anita, Vice President for IBM Cognitive Process Services, she tells us how she is as excited as ever in her 30th year at IBM. She also tells us about her diverse experiences at IBM, why and how […]

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You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: How IBM Incorporates Inclusion In Its Culture

On March 20th, Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM, accepted IBM’s 2018 Catalyst Award for advancing women and diversity in business. IBM was honored with the prestigious award for leadership in building a workplace that values diversity and inclusion. IBM is the only tech company honored this year — and the only company […]

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Lesbians Who Tech: Surrounded by Heroes in San Francisco

On March 1-3rd, the 5th Annual Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit happened in the Castro District of San Francisco, bringing together over 5,000 lesbians, queer women + allies across all areas of technology. In this blog, Sarah tells us all about her experience as an IBM delegate attending the summit. by Sarah Siegel How […]

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IBM Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2017

We must continue to press forward. IBM is proud of our long history of diversity and inclusion — from hiring our first women and black employees in 1899 to our recent focus on expanded parental leave and breast milk delivery service for traveling mothers. We must continue to press forward with our leadership in diversity […]

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IBMer Spotlight: Meet Allison Allain

We grab a coffee with IBMers from around the world, and share our chat in this weekly spotlight series. This week you can meet Allison, from IBM US. In celebration of International Women’s Day this March,  Allison shares her thoughts about women’s progress, and what it means to be a woman at IBM. In the […]

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