Mission Statement:
The San Jose Asian American Network (SJAAN) strives to help optimize the contributions of its Asian-American employees in the Northern California area. Our objective is to promote an open and easily accessible network that empowers IBM employees of all backgrounds to leverage diversity as a competitive edge and achieve their highest potential.    

Key Initiatives:
SJAAN is committed to enhance the success of IBM's business objectives, promote the IBM brand in our community and foster career development for our members through:

  • Promoting cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Teaming and networking
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Planning and implementing social, cultural, and educational events
  • Enhancing professional skills
  • Sharing information and best practices
  • Partnership with Asian American professional organizations
  • Giving back to our community via volunteer work and community outreach