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Alpha Mae Arias

Alpha has been with IBM Cognitive Process Services for 11 years supporting Clients in transforming their HR processes using Analytics, Automation and Enterprise Cloud platforms. Apart from delivering client value with her US Payroll Profession, she also volunteers in leading Business Resource Groups earning her “Be Equal” and “LGBT+ Allyship” Badges.  She locally introduced IBM Global programs “Nursing Mom Breast Milk Delivery service”,  #Pinktober Breast Cancer Awareness campaign and launched the “Unleashing Your Leadership Potential” training to help increase women representation in Management. A regular speaker during Women’s Month and LGBT+ PRIDE event celebrations, she collaborates with external HR leaders thru Forums and IBM Design Thinking workshops. Working for a 100-year-old company with rich history, Alpha’s journey tells how working with technology and diverse minds could out THINK anything.

Harriet Green

Harriet is a key executive sponsor of Women@IBM, IBM’s own 90,000-strong social community for women. The community directs women to the training, resources and materials they need to progress their careers, and creates a network of women who can share tips, insights and support. Within one month of starting work in Asia Pacific Harriet championed the “Advancing Women’s Leadership” initiative in India to improve diversity and inclusion. In January, Harriet was appointed to Singapore’s Economic Development Board, becoming the first female industry board member and resourcing committee member. Harriet pioneered the second annual inclusive suite of events in Singapore around International Women’s Day, under the theme #BeEqual. Harriet led a live-streamed panel session to 2,500 IBMers to answer tough questions, leading to overwhelmingly positive feedback on attendees’ trust in IBM’s support of an equal and inclusive workplace. Externally, Harriet regularly speaks at events focused on women in business, including Australia’s very first International Women’s Forum event, addressing the role of AI in the advancement of diversity and inclusion and the elimination of unconscious bias. A regular commentator on LinkedIn and in live media, Harriet has drawn attention to women-specific issues including gender diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Harriet Green

Harriet is a key executive sponsor of Women@IBM, IBM’s own 90,000-strong social community for women. The community directs women to the training, resources and materials they need to progress their careers, and creates a network of women who can share tips, insights and support. Within one month of starting work in Asia Pacific Harriet championed the “Advancing Women’s Leadership” initiative in India to improve diversity and inclusion. The programme continued in India throughout June, with Harriet reaching over 6,000 Indian employees through a series of speeches, fireside chats and roundtables addressing inclusion and innovation. Harriet pioneered an inclusive suite of events in Singapore around International Women’s Day, under the theme #pressforprogress. Over 300 people, including men and women, attended panel sessions showcasing best practice and encouraging discussion around inclusion and women in the workplace. Externally, Harriet regularly speaks at events focused on women in business. Most recently, she addressed Australia’s very first International Women’s Forum event, addressing the role of AI in the advancement of diversity and inclusion and the elimination of unconscious bias. A regular commentator on LinkedIn, Harriet has drawn attention to women-specific issues including gender diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.