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Jean Sammet passes away at age 89

Jean Sammet passed away on May 21, 2017 at the age of 88. (Thanks to John Impagliazzo for passing on word on the SIGCSE-members list.)  Valerie Barr, … 183 more words

Work/Life balance

Rosie, my new mentee, has entered my company through an acquisition in the healthcare sector. Once per month we arrange a mentoring phonecall. We discuss topics such as “how to find your way within IBM?”, “what professional career path fits best?”, “what professional networks to join?” etcetera… 635 more words


Blue Woman

Thank you Lydia, for the opportunity you gave me to write something about my experience as a woman in IT!

Most of my stories are old, because I am old. 908 more words


Do you want to be a princess, a frog or a witch?

As a child I was fascinated by fairy tales. I have read all the fairy tales I could find – Grimm, Andersen, 1001 nights and many more. 871 more words


How to be a role model

The chat icon on my laptop started blinking. In the long list of people with whom I had been chatting recently I located the red “1” sign and was surprised to recognize the sender as the personal assistant of my Line of Business leader. 797 more words


The Inspiring Women of "Hidden Figures" Remain Heroes Today

As the world faces the challenge of creating a more inclusive workplace, especially for careers in STEM, the message of the movie “Hidden Figures” remains as relevant today as it was during the 1960s. 576 more words

Women At IBM

Keeping the golf score card after 20 years in IT; reflections on International Womens' Day

On International Womens’ Day, I think about my journey how I got here today. Other women may have similar experiences. Unlike Jenni Murray, I believe that you can be trans, proud and a real woman. 1,176 more words