WomenAtIBM

What I’ve Learned in My 10 Years as an IBM Seller

By: Neha Varshney Arora (3 min read)   My tryst with IBM started 10 years ago, when I was a young mother. Overwhelmed with my newfound responsibility and a little apprehensive about joining a new organization, I would not call it an easy decision. But I made a well thought-out career move, surged ahead, and […]

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How the Youth Can Make a Difference: Reflections of an IBM Millennial from the Next Gen Lab

By Jing Sun (7-minute read)   I admit I sometimes have issues with procrastination. But a few weeks have passed and I still cannot give up the thought to share the fantastic experience I had in Singapore. Just a few weeks ago, I was surprised to receive an invitation from IBM Millennial Corps to attend […]

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7 IBMers’ Stories That You Don’t Want to Miss From 2018

2018 is a big year for both IBM and IBMers around the globe – Some found courage while attending an immersive program that carefully designed, some secured an offer after taking an apprenticeship with cybersecurity team, and some rejoined the workforce after a long career break. These stories are fun and really show you how […]

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I Think Therefore I am an IBMer

By Caroline Thomas (5 min read)   Recently I was at dinner with some IBM colleagues, including someone who left IBM recently to start a job at another company. As you can imagine, many were interested to know how this person was getting on in his new job. Is the grass really greener on the […]

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The Girl Who Cracked the Code: Interview with the IBM Vault Winner

With Keni Mou (7 min read) In September 2018, IBM hosted an online problem-solving game for students in the US. The IBM Vault was an interactive alternate reality game where players were given puzzles to crack “digital locks” over a period of three weeks. Only those who solved each lock in the least amount of […]

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My Journey from Taking a Career Break for Motherhood to Rejoining the Workforce

By Avanti Tilak   Originally an astronomer by training, I studied supermassive black holes in the nearby universe. After my kids were born, I took a career break as I wanted to enjoy that time with them but it was never meant to be permanent. Once the youngest was old enough for preschool I focused […]

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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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