Congratulations to our
US Corporate Citizenship
Volunteer Awards Winners!
Alexis helps youth and women gain job search skills by launching Accenture's Skills to Succeed Learning Exchange through our nonprofit partners The Scholarship Academy and City of Refuge. This online platform offers learners access to more than 100 online and smartphone courses and resources covering Foundational Skills, Career Planning and Job Search, 21st Century Skills and Job Tracks. Alexis also serves on the Young Professional Advisory Board for The Scholarship Academy where she connects high school students with scholarships.
"USING THE SKILLS I HAVE LEARNED THROUGH MY JOB TO HELP SOMEONE IS A GREAT FEELING."
- ALEXIS STEVENS
Alexis, far left, with her colleagues at The Scholarship Academy Fair
Our KIPP Volunteers are inspired by the excellence and grit of local KIPPsters
Our Bay Area Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) volunteer team is committed to supporting high school students. They're also helping KIPP alumni to enroll in and successfully complete college, and embark on sustainable career paths. Their commitment includes hosting career summits to connect students with potential employers, and launching the first Earth Day Digital Hackathon where KIPPsters learned about emerging tech at Accenture's San Jose Tech Labs.
"WE ARE PROUD TO PARTNER WITH OUR PEOPLE AND CLIENTS TO IMPACT THE LIVES OF STUDENTS WHO WANT TO SUCCEED."
- BAY AREA VOLUNTEER TEAM
Laurinda, second from the right, and volunteers help a local urban farm plant roots in Houston
Laurinda supports Galveston Bay Foundation by replanting marsh grasses and fundraising. She also helps to recycle her colleagues' used electronics, and remove litter from local bayous.
"VOLUNTEERING HELPS TO RAISE MY OWN AWARENESS ABOUT HOW TO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY AND TO OUR PLANET."
- LAURINDA LIN
Fiona's passion for making an impact is evident in all the ways that she gives back within Accenture and in her community. She champions eco practices at major office events and helps to establish new nonprofit partnerships. Fiona also helps to raise awareness about topics she cares about and shares related news and trends with colleagues in our Persons with Disabilities and African American employee resource groups.
"I FEEL EMPOWERED EACH TIME I VOLUNTEER. SEEING THE PASSION OF MY PEERS MAKES GIVING BACK EVEN MORE MEANINGFUL."
- FIONA QUICK
Fiona, fifth from the right, and our Minneapolis Eco Team at a volunteer event
Supreya organized an electronic waste drive at our Columbus office. Following the success of the program, she launched a grocery bag recycling drive with her colleagues which has diverted more than 500 bags from landfill to date.
"I FEEL SO EMPOWERED THROUGH THE SUPPORT I RECEIVE AT WORK. I LOVE THAT I AM ABLE TO SHARE MY PASSION FOR SUSTAINABILITY WITH MY COMMUNITY."
- SUPREYA KESAVAN
Supreya, right, and her colleague bring used electronics to a recycling center
Alaina, far left, with colleagues at a volunteer food bank event
Alaina supports her office's Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative in Atlanta where she is helping to increase awareness with her colleagues as well as partnering with our clients, suppliers and recruits. She also helps to support survivors of trafficking through education and fundraising for nonprofit partners like Wellspring Living.
"THIS IS AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE BACK TO MY COMMUNITY AND MEET PEERS WHO SHARE MY PASSION FOR VOLUNTEERING."
- ALAINA ALTAMURA
Rachel leads her local office's Missing Maps digital volunteering initiative, which uses satellite images to create digital maps of some of the most vulnerable places in the world. This helps local nonprofits and NGOs with disaster relief and healthcare initiatives. Since January, her group has led mapping sessions for every new joiner in her location. Rachel also provides job readiness training to homeless youth at Covenant House, and works with LaunchCode to provide job opportunities in computing.
"I GET THE CHANCE TO GROW AS A PERSON AND A LEADER WHEREVER MY CHARITABLE PASSIONS TAKE ME."
- RACHEL MITCHELL
Rachel, far right, shows colleagues how crowd-sourcing satellite images helps disaster relief efforts