Gender Equality

Creating a culture of equality in the workplace

At Accenture, our goal is to create a workplace environment where everyone feels like they belong…and experiences equal opportunities.

Driving innovation and growth starts with a culture of equality

IWD 2019 | A Culture of Equality is Essential

Accenture's video highlights the conversation between Ajay Banga and Ellyn Shook regarding the culture of equality is essential. See more.

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Accenture is committed to accelerating equality for all.

We marked our 15th annual celebration of International Women’s Day in 2019 with leadership conversations and inspirational stories that explore how a culture of equality drives innovation.

Watch our Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer Ellyn J. Shook's conversation with Ajay Banga, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard, on why a culture of equality is essential.

We look forward to celebrating International Women’s Day 2020. Please stay tuned for our new stories coming soon!

Getting to equal

We believe the future workforce is an equal one and have set bold goals to accelerate gender equality. 30 percent of our company leaders are women and more than 40 percent of the external members of our board of directors are women, including our non-executive chair.


of our new hires are women


of our global workforce are women


of our promotions are women


of our revenue-producing roles are held by women


of our IT and engineering workforce are women


of our new promoted managing directors are women

How we're getting to 50/50

By 2025, we will achieve a gender balanced workforce–and by 2020, women will account for 25 percent of managing directors worldwide.

Working flexibly

Our employees can set their start and finish times or work more hours over fewer days. They can telecommute, and we offer part-time arrangements.

Getting connected

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support our women and help them build networks through the Accenture Women’s Network–a global online platform.

Developing every day

Employees have a mentor and a personalized training program. 100 percent of our women participate in mentoring and development programs.

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Our latest thinking on workplace equality

When she rises, we all rise

2018 Getting to Equal research identifies 40 factors that help drive equality. Read more.

There’s strength in pride

Findings reveal that creating a culture of equality helps LGBT professionals thrive. Read more.

Spotlight on young leaders

Creating a culture of equality enables young women and men to advance and thrive. Read more.

Getting to equal 2017

Findings reveal how organizations can close the gender pay gap and drive equality. Read more.

Motherhood and ambition

Ambition is thriving for working mothers—and digital plays a key role. Read more.

Women on the fast-track

Fast-track strategies can act as a road map to develop your career more effectively. Read more.

Women on boards 2016

Tech experience—the key to more women on boards. Read more.

Cracking the gender code

3 key actions to increase the number of women in computing. Read more.

Getting to equal 2016

Digital fluency, embracing digital technologies, helps close the gender gap. Read more.

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