WomenAtIBM

How This Engineer Channeled Her Creative Talents Into a One-of-A-Kind Tech Career

This article was originally published on Fairygodboss. You can find the original version here. Sitting in a sleek room replete with large screens and Mac computers, Allison Ritter comes off a bit like the captain of a Spielberg-esque spacecraft. And, in a way, she is — as creative director of IBM’s X-Force Command Center, Ritter […]

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The Value of Computer Science and How Unexpected Turns Can Play A Huge Role In Your Career

Elizabeth Daly is a Research Scientist. She is currently leading the Cognitive Analytics team for IBM Research Labs-Ireland. Her team is developing innovative solutions for interactive AI where systems influence users, and users influence systems. We got to chat with her, and in this interview she shares some of her experiences as a woman in […]

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Who Can Be An Inventor?

The next time you enjoy a pretzel smothered in mustard, think of Laura Storey and thank her family. “My Great-Grandfather invented the machine that takes the husks out of mustard seeds, giving us smooth mustard.” Other family members have patents for technical drawing tools, an early prototype photocopier and the world’s most popular hip replacement […]

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Starting Small in a Big Company

When Elena’s company was acquired by IBM, she found herself at a career crossroads: look for another job, or stay through the transition? Choosing the latter changed the way she viewed change and allowed her to grow, learn, and pursue her passion. by Elena Musat I became an IBMer by chance. 15 years ago I […]

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How My Experience Validated My Choice To Work For IBM – It’s The Culture!

What makes people build long careers at IBM? Culture of inclusion and career diversity? Arabella Arcuragi, a Digital Strategy consultant based in London, gives us insight into her diverse career within consulting, and shares some career advice for people interested in building a career at IBM. With Arabella Arcuragi Arabella started her career at IBM […]

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IBM Executive Shares Her View on Leadership and the Importance of Empowering Her Team

On this issue of The Inspirational Executive Series, we are featuring Dorothy Copeland, leader of the IBM Global Business Partners at IBM North America, as she shares her view on being an IBMer, her current role, approach to leadership, and  career advice for early professionals building their careers. The Inspirational Executive series consists of interviews […]

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Don’t Dream About Solutions, Dream About Problems

When Ilse Breedvelt, IBM Master Inventor and Interaction Architect in Business Analytics, was a young girl in The Netherlands, she’d ride her bicycle to school and take the hour to think of unusual ideas. During her ride, she would hear the larger cars coming up behind her. But not the smaller cars. One day she […]

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What Professional and Personal Success Means to this IBM Manager

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Project Manager at IBM? In this blog, Snezana shares with us part of her career story, some cool and impactful projects that she has taken part of,  career advice, and  she also walks us through what she does in her current role, day to day […]

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Teaching Computers to See and Understand Disease

On this issue of the IBM Patent Leadership Series, we are featuring Maria Gabrani, a member of the IBM Research team based in Switzerland. The IBM Patent Leadership series marks IBM’s 25th consecutive year leading in patent grants. The series consists of innovation stories from remarkable IBMers who help make this company what it is […]

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Supporting Women in STEM

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a woman working in STEM at IBM? Antonia Dodeva, a technical leader based in IBM Bulgaria, tells us all about her important career and personal achievements and advice, and shares her view on why it is so important to have women in technical roles, 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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