WomenAtIBM

I’ve Been at IBM for 6 Months, and It Wasn’t What I Expected

(4 min read) By Kaley Coffield I started a job as a designer on IBM Cloud 6 months ago. It was really quite a roller coaster ride. Despite IBM’s promise of a strong design culture, I was hesitant to take the job. Would it be too corporate? Would it be too slow? Do they really […]

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Six Lessons I Learned Overcoming Breast Cancer

(4 min read) By Mary Kyle On February 25, 2013, I embarked on the most incredible journey of my life, overcoming breast cancer. Prior to this, my life was (and still is!) pretty awesome. Married to the love of my life, I lived in a beautiful, old Greek revival home, reminiscent of Tara from Gone with the […]

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Persistence and Finding Balance: Rani’s Advice to Women in Tech

Meet Rani Nimmagadda from Hyderabad in IBM India. She is the Global Systems SE Center of Excellence Leader for the sales management support function. As part of her 9-year career with IBM, she has been involved in various roles. Recently, she has been instrumental in setting up the Sales Management Support team for the Systems […]

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IBM Inspiring Exec Nicoline Talks About Why She Came Back to IBM

(8 min read) The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to demonstrate how you can successfully build an executive career in this increasingly demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge, but this series reveals how, with careful time management, flexible leadership, and a willingness to embrace […]

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Does Your Company Walk the Talk on ‘Diversity and Inclusion’?

(10 min read) By Rachel Reinitz IBM has a long history of actively supporting diversity and inclusion — from policies enacted for equal pay for equal work in 1935 to providing domestic partnership benefits over 20 years ago (being one of the first major corporations to do so) to active opposition to Texas’s anti-LGBT proposed […]

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Consultant Spotlight: Meet Rachel, Business Consultant in UX Design

(4 min read) Rachel Degnan joined IBM’s Consulting programme as a Business Consultant in August 2017. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Mathematics and Management (Industrial). She did her placement year in IBM UK and returned after graduating. She’s currently developing her skills as a User Experience (UX) Designer on […]

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Small Town Girl Puts “International” in IBM

(3 min read) Growing up in a tiny town in upstate New York, Miranda Velonis knew two things: First, she was whip smart. Second, it was a great big world and she wanted to see it. Step one was getting an education. As an undergrad at Bentley College (now University), Miranda majored in Accounting but […]

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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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4 Ways Organizations Can Close the Gender Gap in Leadership

(3 min read) By Carolyn Baird and Lynn Kesterson-Townes Despite abundant evidence that gender equality in leadership is good for business, an overwhelming majority of organizations say advancing women into leadership roles is not a formal business priority, according to a new study from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). In fact, women hold […]

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IBM India’s Inspirational Executive on How to Grow Your Career

(5 min read) The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to demonstrate how you can successfully build an executive career in this increasingly demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge, but this series reveals how, with careful time management, flexible leadership, and a willingness to embrace […]

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What Asian Heritage Month Means to Me – Coffee Chat with Serena Chan

(5 min read) We grab a coffee with IBMers from around the world, and share our chat in the IBM Careers Blog. Today, you will meet Serena Chan, Partner Financial Services Sector, TD Bank Account IBM Global Business Services. In the morning, I like my coffee… I quit coffee ; )  Every now and then I […]

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