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Future Forward Education

Our commitment

Kyndryl is focused on promoting equitable access to student-centered and technology-enabled education, ensuring all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development.  We will provide opportunities for our employees and community members to develop critical skills that support the increasing customer demand for a highly skilled and technically trained workforce.

What we are doing
  • Developing partnerships with organizations on the forefront of upskilling for the era of digital transformation
  • Creating meaningful skilling opportunities and exposure to technology careers for underserved communities
  • Providing opportunities for students and job seekers to be mentored by Kyndryl employees, providing insight into the breadth of career opportunity in information technology, as well as building invaluable interpersonal skills

Our partners

The United Way

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

United Way (New York, USA): Kyndryl supports United Way's JobsFirst New York City initiative to help inform the needs and priorities of businesses through active participation in the sector network together with workforce developers, government, and other stakeholders. This initiative aims to realize a multi-sector vision for a modernized and aligned workforce development system in New York City.

United Way (Latin America): In Latin America, Kyndryl is partnering with United Way to develop a regional volunteer program focused on STEM education initiatives. Through this partnership, Kyndryl employees will be empowered to apply their skills to help students and teachers develop critical digital, professional and socio-emotional competencies.

Federation University

In Australia, Kyndryl supports Federation University students by offering the opportunity to complete 1,600 hours of work-integrated learning as part of a paid internship offered to Information Technology students. Kyndryl is committed to supporting the need for work placements and recognizing their relationship with employment success.

TEACH

TEACH (Together Educating All Children in Hospitals) is an international not-for-profit organization led by Executive Director, Isaac Snyder, that brings exciting, hands-on, educational programming to children in hospitals. Kyndryl selected TEACH as its partner for Kyndryl’s Distinguished Technical Program, which recognizes exceptional technical professionals for their groundbreaking contributions. Through this partnership, Kyndryl’s inaugural class of Distinguished Engineers committed to furthering TEACH’s mission to bring STEM education to hospitalized children. 

Kyndryls give back

Working with the Kyndryl CSR team, members of the Distinguished Technical Leaders Program took time to create STEM videos as part of a volunteer give back to TEACH.

Take the next step

Contact us to learn more about Kyndryl’s CSR and ESG programs.