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Celebrating Black History Month

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Be valued for who you are. Find your voice, and use it.

In celebration of Black History Month,  hear words of advice from five African-American Accenture women at all stages of their careers on being authentic, being confident and leading by example.

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Tamara Fields, Managing Director, Austin, Texas

Speak up in meetings and volunteer for opportunities that allow you to lead an effort. Stand up, be you and contribute.

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Claradith Landry, People Program Senior Manager, Washington, D.C.

It’s important to know who you are and determine your “why” while demonstrating it confidently and unapologetically.

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Latisha Roberson, People Program Manager, Washington, D.C.

Speak up with confidence. Take the time to prepare and become comfortable with your thoughts so you not only sound like you’ve got this, but that you actually do have it!

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Mariah Scott, Technology Advisory Services Consultant - Financial Services, New York

Start by promising yourself you will make one comment or suggestion in a meeting, then bump it up to three—next thing you know, you’ll be running the meeting.

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Tiffane Tingle, Marketing Senior Analyst, New York

Define your personal and career goals and align yourself with people who want to see you achieve them.

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Read more about their personal stories and how they found their voice in the workplace.

We are proud of our commitment to fostering an inclusive culture, and to accelerating equality for all. As part of that commitment, we invest in our people through professional development and leadership training opportunities because we know that finding your voice in the workplace takes confidence, courage and lots of practice.

Be your true, authentic self and do work that’s making a difference, every day. Find your fit with Accenture.

 

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