IBM exemplefies many of the acknowledges best practices in the creation of a diverse and vibrant technical workforce. The company maintains a strong pipeline of women technologists from entry to executive level, leading to strong role models at the top of the company and the significant benefits of diversity in innovation at all levels of decision making.
From first hiring women in the 1930s to naming Fran Allen as the first female IBM Fellow in 1989, IBM has demonstrated that gender-inclusive cultures benefit innovation. Today, IBM employs some of the leading women in technology. Their recent report “Your Journey to Executive” shares how some of their women executives advanced to the top of IBM’s career ladder.