Experiences of Corporate Services Corps India Team 22 in Ludhiana

Mar 12

Experiences of Corporate Services Corps India Team 22 in Ludhiana

On 10th February 2014, India CSC Team 22 at Ludhiana had their kick-off meeting and met the partner NGO’s for the first time.  The partners in Ludhiana include Bharthi Foundation, Swabhimana, Punjab Agriculture University and Ludhiana Steel Rolling Mills. 12 participants from 11 countries viz., United States, Germany, Romania, France, Canada, Italy, Japan, Mexico,...

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IBMer Geeta Philip shares her volunteering experience, an entrepreneurial dream.

Oct 23

Wild Ducks – Just leave them to fly…They are icons of history and stars in the making. It was the year of the Centennial! 100 years of IBM, and the company’s story of strengths, the paths it traversed and its tryst with generations. IBM’s story is replete with evolving developments, courageous clients and people, ambitious and fearless expansions and...

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Smarter Classrooms: IBM’s initiative in Rajasthan and the subsequent impact on the education sector in the region – Coverage in The Hindu

Oct 21

Smarter Classrooms: IBM’s initiative in Rajasthan and the subsequent impact on the education sector in the region – Coverage in The Hindu

In initiative for enhancing the comfort levels of children and teachers for using computers at the pre-school level has helped bridge the digital divide in the rural landscape of Alwar district in Rajasthan; it has brought children back to schools, leading to a significant reduction in the dropout rates. The programme, launched by IBM in partnership with SRF...

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IBMers step forward to extend help to the victims of Uttarakhand floods in India

Sep 25

IBMers step forward to extend help to the victims of Uttarakhand floods in India

Uttarakhand, formerly Uttaranchal, a state in northern India, is often referred to as the “Land of the Gods” , a title it has inherited  owing to its picturesque Himalayas landscape, holy rivers – Ganga and Yamuna that originate in the region, and holy temples and pilgrimage centres like – Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. For more than a...

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IBM Corporate Service Corps:Yet another story of coming together… making friends… evolving communities… building memories… and above all, gaining a ‘human experience’

Sep 25

IBM Corporate Service Corps:Yet another story of coming together… making friends… evolving communities… building memories… and above all, gaining a ‘human experience’

My CSC team comprised of 12 members hailing from IBM Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico and United States. Split in groups of 3 on 4 different month-long projects, we worked with 4 key organizations in Malacca (Melaka), Malaysia. For the Malacca State Health Department, wanting a comprehensive plan for the city’s growing population of...

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