Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in Business Technology

Honors the Technology company that best demonstrates clear, positive and sustained impact in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Be sure to provide details and show measurable outcomes. Entries will be evaluated based on the information provided in the written and/ or video nomination entry. Support with data and examples where appropriate.

IBM SkillsBuild - Closing the Skills Gap with Equity - IBM

IBM SkillsBuild is a free digital program for job seekers and students interested in pursuing in-demand roles in the technology sector.

IBM  SkillsBuild  for Job Seekers is our free digital program for individuals, who may not have traditional four-year degrees, interested in pursuing in technology careers, through step by step credentialing, 1:1 mentoring, internships and access to local job placement.   We offer 1,000 free courses aligned to meaningful, well-paying jobs in fields like cybersecurity, AI, cloud computing, design thinking and beyond. Participants can earn IBM-branded digital credentials, while a global network of nonprofit partners helps connect learners with local job opportunities.  

IBM SkillsBuild for Students provides teens with online coursework that introduces students to technology-related job roles with digital badge credential and resources for teachers that help them manage, assess and discuss student progress. 

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