Tag: IBM

An Open Letter to My Boss, IBM CEO Ms. Ginni Rometty

An IBM employee quit her job in protest of the CEO’s letter to President-elect Donald Trump. (Originally published onNewCo Shift) ByElizabeth Wood Dear Ms. Rometty, Elizabeth Holli Wood. Photo via Twitter My name is Elizabeth Wood and I am a senior content strategist within the IBM (No. 20 on the…

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty's Letter to the U.S. President-Elect

Dear Mr. President-elect: Ginni Rometty Congratulations on your election as the 45th president of the United States. Last Tuesday night you spoke about bringing the country together to build a better future, and the opportunity to harness the creative talent of people for the benefit of all. I know that…

Abbott, IBM and Monsanto Talk About Disciplined Mentoring Programs

DiversityInc Vice President of Consulting Shane Nelson moderated the panel “Disciplined Mentoring Programs” with Marlon Sullivan, Divisional Vice President of Talent and Development, Abbott Laboratories; Rosalia Thomas, Director of Human Resources, IBM; and Daphanie Pointer, Supplier Diversity Manager, Monsanto.

No. 20 | IBM | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST KEY RESULTS ERG Sponsorship by Third-Level Senior Managers: More than double the Top 10 average and more than five times the Top 50 average Mentoring by All Managers: 56.8% higher than the Top 10, more than double the Top 50 average and four times higher…

Corporate Pressure Forces Georgia Governor to Veto Anti-LGBT Law

By Frank Kineavy Bowing to pressure from various U.S. corporations, including a handful of DiversityInc Top 50 companies, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal this morning announced he plans to veto a proposed “anti-LGBT” bill. Deal was expected to sign the bill on May 3. Last week, companies pressured the governor to…

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies Endorse Equality Act

60 businesses, including numerous DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and 25 Noteworthy Companies, have publicly endorsed the Equality Act of 2015, a bill that would put an end to workplace discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity which is still currently legal in most states. According to…

Grooming Women Tech Leaders

By Tamika Cody The tech industry continues to hold the reputation of being dominated by men. One of the main reasons for the disparity is that mid-career women aren’t getting promoted into management positions. Many are overlooked, and still others head for the door before they even make it on…

Julie Sweet, Accenture, chief executive officer

Accenture Names First Woman As US Group Chief Executive

Accenture’s announcement that Julie Spellman Sweet has been promoted to Group Chief Executive-North America means that as of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders (Deloitte, IBM and KPMG are the others). Virginia Rometty became Chairman, CEO and President of IBM in 2012. Deloitte…

Men Named John Outnumber Women in Key Leadership Positions

By Michael Nam Justin Wolfers, a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, highlighted the lack of women in charge of financial and political institutions with a darkly amusing ratio he calls the Glass Ceiling Index. In his New York Times Upshot column, Wolfers was apparently…