Reaching out to others with compassion through service

May 11

Reaching out to others with compassion through service

Four years ago, Prabodh Gupta, a first line manager for IBM in Bangalore, India, discovered an opportunity to volunteer for the Raj Bhowmik Global Compassion Day (RBGCD) through the IBM On Demand Community website. “I was immediately interested in the organization,” says Prabodh. “It is in line with my own philosophy that says ‘“You can have everything you...

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I am The Corporate Service Corp….an IBMer. Saumya Dey shares his CSC experience at Uzbekistan

Jan 20

I am The Corporate Service Corp….an IBMer.  Saumya Dey shares his CSC experience at Uzbekistan

When someone talks about R&R, the first thing that comes to our mind is Roles & Responsibility. The other form of R&R is equally important that is ‘Rewards and Recognition’. In the 10 years of my IBM career, I have been rewarded with several of IBM awards. I will take the opportunity to talk about one of the most prestigious award in IBM, I got in...

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“Helping Ethiopia Achieve Its Economic Goals”

Dec 12

“Helping Ethiopia Achieve Its Economic Goals”

Just over three months ago, I landed in Addis Ababa for my IBM Corporate Service Corps assignment in Ethiopia. I had been reading an article on the plane about Mahatma Gandhi and as I descended on the Ethiopian capital, one of his quotes kept on going around in my head: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” With Gandhi’s...

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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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