Living in Canada and working for IBM my entire career, I feel blessed that I am treated as a person. I’ve often had trouble relating to the events geared towards women because I have always been treated equally and without bias. I know that I’m often naïve about things … so I do attend them to learn. Many women have not had it as well as I have. Many struggle to be taken seriously. One year while attending a “Women in Technology” (WIT) event, I heard horrific stories from some of the most amazing women I’ve ever met about how poorly they were treated in the 60s, 70s, and even 80s.
We can’t forget the courage these women have had to make life much easier today. I salute all of you… and encourage men and women everywhere to stay the course. Women make up at least 50% of the population and are essential for the harmony of the world.
This year at IBM Impact, I hope you can join us for the annual WIT event: Take charge of your career at
#WIT panel. Learn how executives manage careers. Networking reception follows.
Details about the event:
Executive host Inhi Cho Suh, IBM Vice President Big Data, Integration & Governance, and our distinguished panel of executives share their insights and experiences in pro-actively managing their careers to achieve their personal and professional goals.
Following the panel discussion, you are invited to join the Women In Technology Networking Reception held at 6 PM in Bayview court, North Convention center. Expand your network while enjoying refreshments, appetizers and a great view of Las Vegas.
Thanks to my colleagues Lalitha Krishnamoorthy and Lena Woolf for arranging this event!
An aside: not many men choose to attend this event. Some do and I’m glad. If you are a man and would like to join, please do!