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One Day To Celebrate Volunteers and a Lifetime of Thanks

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There are more than one billion of them in the world. And they all share one idea: to help others.

They are volunteers. Building homes. Mentoring students. Serving meals. Using professional skills to address societal problems. Taking time to make a difference.

Every year on the 5th of December, the world is invited to thank and celebrate volunteers on International Volunteer Day. This year's theme is #TogetherWeCan.

(Re)Boot Camp: How IBM Vets Are Helping Other Vets Get Good Tech Jobs

By Jan Van Hoomissen
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It’s Veteran’s Day, when we honor and support those who have served in the armed forces. So, it feels like the right time to share an experience we had, when military veterans were able to help fellow vets, not just for one day, but year ’round.

IBM Hits Its 11th Consecutive Year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

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November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the 11th consecutive year, IBM has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America).

IBM is Helping Close the Opportunity Gap with P-TECH

By Nahum Pacheco
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Many leaders in education talk about closing the achievement gap, but during an economic crisis like we’re all experiencing today, it’s more about closing the opportunity gap–especially in communities like mine, where many Hispanics live.

Hispanics are a growing community in our country and continue to increase in population and economic impact annually. In fact, 6 in 10 Latinos in the United States are 35 years old or younger and responsible for 82% of the labor force growth.

IBM Call for Code Names Winner of 2020 Global Challenge and Announces New Initiative to Combat Racial Injustice

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  • Agrolly selected for innovative solution to help small farmers as they struggle with effects of climate change
  • New initiative enables global developers to leverage proven Call for Code platform to help combat systemic racism
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  • Agrolly selected for innovative solution to help small farmers as they struggle with effects of climate change
  • New initiative enables global developers to leverage proven Call for Code platform to help combat systemic racism

The Power of Enduring Values — IBM Named Forbes JUST 100 Companies

By Ayman Antoun
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At IBM our values of dedication, trust and innovation guide how we respond, how we lead, and how we contribute to our clients and our communities. Those values were on full display in 2020, and they did not go unnoticed.

I’m proud to share that IBM has been named a Forbes JUST 100 company, ranking #11 overall, #1 in the computer services category, and #1 in the communities, customers and environment categories for our industry – moving up in the ranking significantly since last year.

Justice's Opportunity with IBM's P-TECH

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How can we help solve the problem of the skills gap once and for all? IBM is helping to reinvent what education looks like through its P-TECH initiative - a public/private partnership that expands on traditional high school - to nurture tech talent and ensure there are enough skilled workers prepared for the jobs of tomorrow.

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How can we help solve the problem of the skills gap once and for all? IBM is helping to reinvent what education looks like through its P-TECH initiative - a public/private partnership that expands on traditional high school - to nurture tech talent and ensure there are enough skilled workers prepared for the jobs of tomorrow.

Eric's Journey to IBM

By Eric Cholula-Martinez
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My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico and moved to California, where I was born. They eventually settled in Brooklyn, New York, where they worked endless hours doing labor jobs to support me and my two younger sisters as we attended school. My parents may not have been fortunate enough to have a full education but they modeled the value of hard work and dedication to their family, as they wanted us to have all we needed for a successful future. Seeing how hard my parents worked I decided at young age that their efforts will not go to waste.

IBM Envisions Accelerated P-TECH Growth for More Diversity and Opportunity. Is Your Region In?

By Joel Mangan
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With a global network of 220 schools, 150,000 students, 200 community colleges and 600 industry partners in 24 countries, P-TECH has become the biggest international public / private education and career readiness initiative of its kind. In the U.S., there are 127 P-TECH schools in 11 states, with five states already producing P-TECH graduates. Get ready for more — perhaps a lot more.

AI: The Ladder to Learning

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to become the next big information revolution. As we move into an increasingly data-driven world, there is a critical need to build an AI-ready workforce. How are India’s educators and educational institutions gearing up to tap into this huge opportunity?

Among the top 10 trends that will impact the jobs of the future in the Indian economic landscape, increasing adoption of new technology, advances in AI, and expansion of education are particularly significant.

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