A Look at Accenture's Women Career Consortium in NYC
On June 27th, Accenture hosted their New York Metro Women's Career Consortium and PowerToFly was excited to collaborate with them on this special event.
Held at Accenture's New York office, this evening of discussions and networking provided New York women in consulting and technology the opportunity to learn from and `connect with both Accenture leaders and their peers while enjoying some tasty food and drinks.
Hosted by PowerToFly CoFounder Milena Berry, speakers from Accenture included:
Our captivating speakers discussed their careers at Accenture including favorite projects, changes in the industry as a whole, and how they find work-life integration even while juggling their multiple responsibilities at the firm.
Accenture is hiring and you learn more about their open roles on PowerToFly.
In addition to being leaders in the consulting world, Accenture leads the industry in the fight for gender equality. Accenture is working towards a gender-balanced workforce by 2025, with 25% of their managing directors being women by 2020. You can read more about their work for gender equity here.
Our attendees wait for the night to officially kickoff.
PowerToFly CoFounder Milena Berry
We start off the night with a video introduction by Accenture's Ellyn Shook, Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer.
Another look at our panel discussion.
Our panel takes questions from the audience.
Networking during the reception.
Accenture team members answer questions from attendees.
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