Meet our silver supporter IBM, who also organize a workshop that introduces their tools for tackling our exciting hackathon challenge.
Who we are?
IBM is the global leader in business transformation, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today, 47 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 20,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 26 consecutive years of patent leadership.
Guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world. Learn more about IBM Corporate Social Responsibility at https://www.ibm.org/
Why we support?
At IBM, gender equality and inclusion are critical for to building a workplace that attracts, develops, excites and retains talent. IBM has led in gender equality and inclusion for more than a century, hiring its first women in 1899. Today the company is helping foster next generation developers by supporting programs that empower women in technology. IBM’s global diversity and inclusion initiatives have strategically and purposefully focused on technical women’s career development and advancement, based on our belief that “you can’t be what you can’t see.”
IBM is one of the founding partners of IMPACT 2030, a global, private sector-led collaboration created to mobilize corporations to directly contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The company supports the UN SDGs through the employee-led pro-bono initiatives such as Corporate Service Corp, IBM Health Corps and numerous worldwide initiatives in the field of education. The main one is Open P-Tech is aimed at preparing students with the professional and technical skills, digital credentials, career guidance they need to be successful in 21st century careers. Learn more at https://www.ptech.org/open-p-tech/