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WOMEN: GENDER DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY


Women Making an Impact by Helping Women & Community

Accenture women discuss how they apply their business skills to help other women and make a positive impact on the community.
Tirill Syversen

Daughter's love of tech inspired by dad's battle with dementia

Read how Senior Analyst Tiril Syversen sees opportunities for evolving technology to help people like her father, who has dementia.

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Maria Little

Helping skilled immigrants find sustainable jobs

How are Accenture women changing the way the world works and lives? Manager Maria Little makes volunteerism a priority and works to help skilled immigrants, often other women, rebuild their professional careers in the United States. For her efforts, Accenture recognized Maria with a US Corporate Citizenship Volunteer Award.

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Changing education from a risk to a right for girls in Afghanistan

Read how Debbie Mayfield, senior manager, works for women’s empowerment in the Middle East.

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100 gratitudes: How to thank those who have made a difference in your life

Learn how a gratitude project affected the lives of Manager Neena Munjal and those around her.

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Balancing a career and helping women with the aftermath of cancer

How do you balance a career while helping others? Consultant Lotte Weiland has her own non-profit organization while also working at Accenture.

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Helping women is at the core of my personal and professional agenda

Learn how Manager Deborah Swartz helps women in need through Accenture’s corporate citizenship program in Canada.

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Bringing a new voice to nonprofit boards

Learn why leader Chau Dang decided she has the right experience and perspective to make a difference and joined the American Cancer Society board.

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A time for quiet and a time for noise: Speaking up for girls and women

As she joins the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders group, Managing Director Sarah Daubenspeck reflects on speaking up for the advancement of women globally.

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Our young leaders are creating a better Europe

Learn how Senior Manager Francesca Romana Saule works with The Aspen Junior Fellows Program, an international network of young and potential future leaders.

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Ending female oppression in Nigeria: Corporations get involved

To help address the challenges of women and girls in places like Nigeria, companies must use their limited resources effectively and efficiently, says Manager Talya Wyzanski.

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My generation: Focusing on climate change, poverty, inequalities

Learn about Managing Director Jessica Long’s work with The Young Global Leaders community, a group of 1,000 leaders focused on improving the state of the world.

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Taking overachievers to the African bush for digital detox

Read how Heather Orton started the Back to Basics Experience, which invites participants to disconnect from their busy lives and reconnect with themselves.

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Born to Succeed: Putting women to work in South Africa

Learn how Sandiso Sibisi, consultant, founded the Born to Succeed program, which seeks to curb the steep female youth unemployment rate in South Africa by increasing skills.

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How I helped my company improve the holidays for veterans

Read how leader Natasha Collins and her team work with the Veteran's Food Pantry.

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Doing my part: How I’m living my dream and working with the UN to create a sustainable future

Jessica Long and Lisa Neuberger discuss the role business can play in reaching UN goals on sustainability and other global issues.

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American Indian pride is alive

Suzanne Randall and Juliet Randall are proud enrolled members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.

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