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Representing Pan-Asian IBMers

IBM is committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where Asian talent can thrive and be authentically themselves

“I am democratizing AI by helping it to better embrace the diversity in human languages and culture, including my own.” Christina Altomare
Global Marketing Leader, IBM


of Asian immigrants aged 25 and older hold a bachelor's degree or higher


people in the US have full or partial Asian heritage


of the US workforce are of Asian heritage yet fill only 6% of executive roles

Pew Research Center

Meet Pan-Asian community members paving the way at IBM

Kristie Curameng Bradford, a second-generation Filipino American, talks about her passion for serving the community

We’re teaming with external organizations devoted to making a difference, leveraging research and offering resources to our employees

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Ascend Asian American Business Development Center

IBM and IBMers stand with the Pan-Asian community and call for change to ensure equality

Reskilling China

Chinese leaders use workplace skills to redefine business and industry

Upskilling India

Higher education plays a key role to close a growing cross-industry skill gap


Learn from established organizations about how to get involved and take action

IBM SkillsBuild

A free education program focused on underrepresented communities in technology

IBV report: Asian American inclusion in the workplace

Asian American professionals report on the on-the-job obstacles they face

Asian American workers: Diverse outcomes and hidden challenges

An executive briefing from McKinsey and Co. on the hidden challenges Asian Americans often face at work

Ascend API equity research

Advancing API equity in the corporate sector and beyond

IBM Tech Re-Entry program (India)
“What truly prevents you from falling into a habit is constant learning, and working here has proved this to me with new and exciting challenges” Renjith V P Content Specialist
Pivotal moments

First Asian executive at IBM, Robert Howell, Boca Raton.


IBM ranked most preferred employer by engineering students in India (Firstnaukri.com survey) and students in Singapore (Penn Olson survey).

Champion diversity

Every one of us is a complex combination of diverse characteristics. Learn more about other communities and embrace all aspects of identity.

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