Accenture and Springboard: A powerful combination

Accenture & Springboard Enterprises’ alliance brings complementary people and capabilities together to increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs.

Reshape, reinvent and transform industries

The Art of the Ask: Choose to Challenge

Too often women are held back in the workplace because of a reluctance to speak up. In honor of International Women’s Day, Accenture joins with Springboard Enterprises to offer candid and inspiring advice on moving forward faster and farther. Let’s choose to challenge ourselves.

Join us as Jill Standish, Accenture Retail Global Senior Managing Director, moderates a panel discussion with: Kay Koplovitz, CEO and Co-founder of Springboard Enterprises, Neha Singh, CEO and Co-founder of Obsess, and Ashlee Ammons and Kerry Schrader, Co-founders of

Watch our video to hear what these women had to say.

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Celebrating "Women Transforming Industries"

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises, a leading network of influencers, investors and innovators dedicated to building high-growth companies led by women, are excited to celebrate "Women Transforming Industries". b.well, Medable, Obsess and Reflaunt are leveraging technology to advance the retail, health and life sciences industries with ground-breaking innovations.

Accenture and Springboard share a common commitment to gender parity and together we’ll help propel the growth of women-led companies like these.

To learn more about b.well, Medable, Obsess and Reflaunt watch our video.


b.well connected health: A personalized health experience designed for our connected world.


Medable is a decentralized and remote trial platform.


Obsess enables visual, interactive, highly engaging online virtual stores.


Reflaunt: Defining the future of luxury retail and empowering fashion brands with the circular economy.

Accenture's commitment to inclusion & diversity

Inclusion & diversity at Accenture

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Driving innovation & investment in women’s health

Accenture and Springboard help grow and scale investment in women's health innovation.

Inclusion & diversity drive shopper habits

Embracing and weaving inclusion and diversity initiatives into the retail framework and every customer experience is critical. Read more.

Accenture CEO Julie Sweet talks equality

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Accenture and Springboard Enterprises celebrate Women Transforming Industries

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises are celebrating “Women Transforming Industries” and the organization’s 20th anniversary by honoring four women CEOs in the retail and health industries for their technological innovation.

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises expand collaboration to increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises are expanding their alliance to increase opportunities for female entrepreneurs.

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