“The opportunities and pathways have been changing for women. Corporate opportunities are changing to acknowledge and support that women pursue and prioritize goals differently than men.”
“Diversity in terms of color and gender will ensure that the future of technology is not one dimensional.”
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18%Average percentage of women serving as top leaders in their organizations.¹
79%Organizations not prioritizing the advancement of more women into leadership roles.¹
99.5Number of years it will take to reach global gender parity.²
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The newly formed Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, later renamed IBM, included Black and female employees from its founding.
First written equal opportunity policy. This was almost 30 years before the US passed the Equal Pay Act.
Be Equal initiative launched - To engage IBMers, customers and society at large in promoting the advancement of gender equality in business leadership.