Julie Sweet of Accenture could see her future. So she quit her job.

    By: Caitlin Kepple on Jan 07, 2019

    David Gelles of The New York Times writes, "Julie Sweet is one of the most powerful women in corporate America, yet few people outside the business community know her name.

    As the chief executive for North America at Accenture, a consulting firm with 469,000 employees, Ms. Sweet runs a business with annual revenue of $17.8 billion. Her clients include Marriott, Halliburton and the  Golden State Warriors.

    Yet Ms. Sweet has rarely been content with the status quo. As a young lawyer, she learned firsthand what it was like to be one of the few women at a top-tier law firm. At Accenture, she has made promoting women a top priority, setting aggressive targets for gender parity across the company and pushing to move more women into the executive ranks." READ MORE>>

    Released: January 7, 2019, 12:40 pm
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