“There are a lot of very intelligent, caring, empathetic, innovative, courageous and funny leaders among our military services. It’s a privilege and a calling to serve.”
“I wanted to be an excellent role model for my daughter and show her that I could balance my work and life”
Meet veterans paving the way at IBM.
6.6%Veteran unemployment rate is 6.6% in August 2020.¹
9%1.7 million, or 9% of veterans, are women.²
7%There were around 18 million U.S Veterans in 2018, representing less than 7% of the U.S adult population.²
IBM and IBMers stand with veterans to ensure equality.
Learn from established organizations about how to get involved and take action.
IBM committed to hire 2000 veterans over four years through 2020, and accomplished the goal 11 months in advance.
Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, was appointed to the board of IBM.
IBM expanded its Diversity Executive Councils to the Veterans Community, creating its very own Veterans Executive Council.