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Diversity triggers innovation. When women bring in their perspective, new solutions are born. In this issue, we focus on women who are innovating to redefine technology and society.
Dr. Priyanka, a young scientist at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology is developing a plastic biochip-based electrochemical immunosensor costing INR 5 bringing costs down to rock bottom.
Kala Venkatesh, MD, Accenture talks about challenges of managing talent in the digital age. Her insights on the must-have skills at various levels can be invaluable for building your career.
Managing disruption through innovation
The ability of businesses to proactively and constantly devise ways to capture or create markets—that’s Innovation Management. What was part of general management courses is today a specialization.
How to awaken your creativity?
Creative people think differently. While it is true that many of us think along similar lines, there are ways in which one can trigger the creativity within us. Yes, you can learn to be more creative.
A comic book solution to an age-old social issue
We all want to make a difference. But how many of us have the conviction to quit our jobs and follow a cause? Meet idealists Aditi Gupta and her husband Tuhin Paul who have chosen the less treaded path.
Are Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking needlessly worried about AI?
While we read amazing reports on how robots are getting smarter, the media has been rife with fears about Artificial Intelligence. The apprehensions range from loss of control to domination by machines.
Afternoon Girl is a personal memoir of the author and her mentor, the "Dirty Old Man of Indian Journalism" Khushwant Singh. For those of us who enjoyed Khushwant Singh’s personality, this book helps revive his memories. For aspiring writers, this book provides a glimpse of the publishing world and the challenges one can expect to encounter.
Watch the video: Inclusion and Diversity Overview for Accenture in India
Watch the video: Men as advocates of gender diversity
Accenture has been recognized in the Top 10 of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India list, published by Working Mother and AVTAR.
Globally, we have more than 130,000 women at Accenture, and we have pledged to grow the percentage of our women new hires to at least 40 percent worldwide by 2017.
We are proud to have over 45,000 women who represent over 33 percent of our workforce in India, they contribute to our success and to an environment that is rich in diversity.
More than a third of our new hires during fiscal 2015 were women (approximately 36 percent of our recruitment mix)
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