Cheering our fearless female innovators

This initiative focuses on women who are driving change in medicine, technology, plus other areas across the Life Sciences and Health industries. Read the stories of these incredible women from organizations such as the Novartis Foundation, Medable, Agilent Technologies, Madorra, and EQRx here. Women just like you.

We believe the future workforce is an equal one. Read about the bold goals Accenture has set to accelerate gender equality.


our global workforce are women

How Allison Ballmer is making a difference

We talked to Allison Ballmer, Strategy and Corporate Development SVP at Agilent Technologies, about leadership, dealing with ‘imposter syndrome’ and the driving force behind her scientific career. Allison has often been both the only woman and the youngest person in the room. As a result, she is dedicated to advocating for women and minorities, and creating a just and fair environment for everyone.


Allison Ballmer: Teaching people how to see you

We talked to Allison Ballmer about dealing with imposter syndrome and aha moments.

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Having that sense of justice or fairness has really been a driving force for me, trying to create an environment that’s creating more space for women and minorities.

— SVP, S&C Development, Agilent Technologies

Extraordinary women, extraordinary stories 

Meet Sandra Horning 

Industry icon Sandra Horning tells  us about her career aspirations, embracing change and making an  impact on the world. 

Inventing through the lens of medicine and science 

Leading innovator and recognized Top 100 Most Creative People in the Business, Dr. Michelle Longmire, CEO of Medable, talks invention in healthcare 

Ann Aerts: Tackling global health challenges 

Learn how head of NovartisFoundation Ann Aerts combines her passion for emergency medicine and science to address global health challenges. 

Let’s improve the health of women, period 

Madorra CEO Holly Rockweiler is elevating the dialogue around vaginal science and advancing  the treatment of post-menopausal conditions. 
"A digital or an AI solution first and foremost has to respond to a priority in the country where you want to roll it out. If it's not a health priority, it will never reach scale."

— Sandra Horning - Co-Founder of EQRx

Celebrating women reshaping the future

Through Accenture Ventures, we’ve collaborated with several Springboard companies to help propel the growth of women-led firms. Learn more about Springboard Enterprises, a leading network of investors, influencers, and innovators dedicated to building high-growth, women-led companies.


We are committed to inclusion and diversity

Discover Accenture’s commitment to accelerating equality for all and to create an inclusive workplace.

See our research on responsible leadership and hear young leaders discuss today’s societal challenges.

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