Carla Grant Pickens - TALK! with AUDREY RADIO

Carla Grant Pickens, IBM Chief Diversity Officer: Neurodiversity

The issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace remain at the forefront of the national conversation. The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and heightened glaring inequalities around the world, especially when it comes to income and employment, access to health care, protection under the law, and political inclusion. My guest today is Carla Grant Pickens, IBM Chief Diversity Officer and we are going to talk about neurodiversity and how to bring new perspective and talent to your team by embracing a rainbow of thought.

Juan HindoCorporate Social Responsibility Manager- IBM

Help Scientists Fight COVID-19 with your Smartphones and Computers, from the Comfort of Your Home

The coronavirus pandemic has reminded us all about the power and importance of helping each other. For many people, there seems to be little that they can do to help scientists find medical treatments for coronavirus, or they might be unsure how to get involved in the fight against COVID-19. Juan Hindo, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, IBM joins me to discuss their World Community Grid project on coronavirus, “OpenPandemics – COVID19,” the potential for the research and how everyone can get involved and join the fight against COVID-19.

Airing May 22-24- TALK! with AUDREY TV

Airing May 22-24 – TALK! with AUDREY TV

Over the last decade, the circular economy movement has offered a powerful way for companies to enable greater production and consumption with fewer negative environmental impacts. Jessica Long, a managing director at Accenture Strategy and coauthor of The Circular Economy Handbook, joins me to talk about how companies can eliminate waste by fundamentally changing the way we produce and consume.

Daniel Krook, the Chief Technology Officer of IBM Code and Response and Call for Code joins me with information about IBM Call for Code, a $30 million five-year global challenge, working with the global developer community to find new solutions to help fight the pandemic now and in the future.

May is military appreciation month and as the COVID-19 outbreak has quickly evolved, The USO with nearly 80 years of experience, has pivoted their resources across the entire global enterprise to help care for military members and their families, To tell us about how the force behind the forces keeps our military strong during this COVID-19 pandemic, Alan Reyes, the chief operating officer of the USO.