• CodeGirls Pakistan makes it on the radar as a driving force for inclusion of women in tech

    June 14th, 2021, (Karachi, Pakistan): CodeGirls held a digital event to mark three years of empowering girls through coding and business skills. The event was organized to reprise the purpose of the program, share the journey since its inception, and to gauge feedback from industry experts for further improvement....
  • Dr Bushra Anjum: An ordinary life rooted in effort, resolve, and positivity

    Dr Bushra Anjum: An ordinary life rooted in effort, resolve, and positivity

    “My life has been led by the maxim, ‘I will figure it out.’ The thought has excited me as I embarked on new ventures, calmed me as I faced unexpected challenges and soothed me in times of grief.” Dr. Bushra Anjum Before sharing her story, Dr. Bushra Anjum emphasized...
  • Phila Phungula: Encoding Learning in Youth

    Phila Phungula: Encoding Learning in Youth

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? My Name is Phila Phungula, I am a Z Developer Advocate and a Scrum Master for the Student Experience team globally within IBM Z. I am based in Johannesburg, South Africa. When I...
  • Debbie Kestin Schildkraut: Facilitating People-Machine Partnership To Better Human Condition

    Debbie Kestin Schildkraut: Facilitating People-Machine Partnership To Better Human Condition

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? I grew up in a family of “givers” – parents and grandparents who were always actively dedicated to community service. Having family members who were immigrants and survivors of the Holocaust shaped us...
  • Liz Bush: Activating Impact

    Liz Bush: Activating Impact

    Meet Liz Bush, Director of Product and Partner Marketing, ThreatQuotient, a seasoned product management and marketing professional with over fifteen years of product management, program management, and product marketing experience. In this Q&A, Liz Bush talks us through the positives and challenges of her career journey so far and...
  • Salma Abbas: Enabling Youth Inclusion

    Salma Abbas: Enabling Youth Inclusion

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? I have an educational background focused on business. I was lucky to obtain my master’s degree majoring in strategy and marketing from abroad which enlarged my contact with students from different backgrounds and...
  • Celine Gajnik: Making Waves in Cybersecurity

    Celine Gajnik: Making Waves in Cybersecurity

    Meet Celine Gajnik, Head of International Marketing, ThreatQuotient, a dynamic, results orientated Marketing leader, highly accomplished at developing and implementing a marketing strategy. In this Q&A, Celine Gajnik talks us through her career progression, how she landed a career in marketing and what excites her about cybersecurity. Celine has...
  • Samar Baba: Enabling The Youth Digitally

    Samar Baba: Enabling The Youth Digitally

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? My name is Samar Baba, from Tunisia, in the Middle East & North Africa and I am currently the Lead Developer Advocate responsible for the IBM Z Global Student Hub. I hold an...
  • Melissa Sassi: Accelerating Innovation In Tech

    Melissa Sassi: Accelerating Innovation In Tech

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? I studied International Business Management and Linguistics in undergrad, got two Masters in Supply Chain and Finance and started my career in procurement. I found that this career path did not fire me...