It’s a big achievement for women across the world. Accenture women employees surpass 100,000 across the world.
Accenture says more than 100,000 women – 36 percent of its global workforce of approximately 281,000 people – now work across its offices and operations.
And, the number of women at Accenture continues to grow. Accenture’s programs for women aim to support their career development and progression and help them thrive.
“Our commitment to inclusion and diversity at Accenture, including attracting, retaining and advancing women, is critical to being a high-performance business,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture chairman and CEO.
The company supports the career development and progression of its women through a number of programs and initiatives, including:
Defining success Your way
It’s a global women’s theme that encourages all Accenture women to create their own path to success.
International Women’s Day
It’s an annual celebration in more than 200 locations of the U.N.-designated day which, this year, will focus on Knowing and Growing Your Career Capital.
It’s part of the company’s $870 million annual investment in training, which offers courses such as Developing High Performing Women and Maximizing Performance: Women in Leadership.
Women’s Employee Resource Groups
More than 85 women’s networking groups in 32 countries, which help women build strong networks.
Accenture Women’s Network
It’s a global internal portal that connects women across the company and provides education, tools, multimedia and discussions.