Pickens also provided an overview of IBM’s diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as diversity and inclusion in IBM’s culture and values.
Talking to Leaders about how she engages employees in diversity efforts, Pickens said IBM has over 300 business resource groups (BRGs), where more than 50,000 IBMers share their personal experiences living as a minority, part of the LGBT+ community, physically disabled, or a military veteran.
“Thank you to Leaders Magazine for including me in your latest #Diversity and #Inclusion issue alongside many other inspiring leaders,” Pickens wrote on LinkedIn. “I was honored to share more about what @IBM is doing to advocate for equality in the workplace and society. At IBM, we believe that the outcome of fully igniting diversity and inclusion within our teams leads to greater innovation, performance, engagement, and enables both greater business growth and positive societal impact.”