Justina Nixon-Saintil drives the initiatives that enable IBM and its employees to transform their altruism into reality for communities and the planet, with a focus on career readiness and environmental sustainability. With a groundbreaking commitment to skill 30 million people worldwide by 2030, Justina’s global team is creating opportunities for underrepresented communities, focusing on IBM’s free education program IBM SkillsBuild.
Justina also serves as IBM’s Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) focal point. In 2022, Justina launched IBM’s Sustainability Accelerator, a pro bono social impact program that applies IBM technologies and an ecosystem of experts to scale projects that support communities especially vulnerable to environmental threats, including climate change. Previously, as director of CSR at Verizon, Justina created and led programs to make education more inclusive. She was also an Engineer for the U.S. Department of Energy.