Mark Z Smith, Client Partner, Defence & National Security, Accenture shares his message of support
"We are delighted to partner with Women in Defence to support and champion the amazing work they are doing on gender equality – recognising and rewarding those who defend our nation. Equality is intrinsic to our Truly Human culture and we believe commitment to equality is everyone's responsibility. As one of the most inclusive and diverse companies in the world, we uphold an unwavering commitment to Inclusion and Diversity as we aim to accelerate equality for all by creating an environment where everyone feels like they belong.
Our plan is for a 50/50 representation by gender by 2025, across our 770,000 workforce globally. Our CEO Julie Sweet is one of the founding members of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, a commitment signed by more than 400 CEOs pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace
We applaud all the amazing and inspirational women that have been nominated and even those that are yet to be. We are proud to share and celebrate the brilliance in what you do.
Together, we look forward to creating a culture where we inspire growth and gender balance where women feel seen, heard, connected and courageous."