Why are you passionate about elevating women & people of color?


Michelle Gadsden-Williams (Author & Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Lead, Accenture)

Michelle Gadsen-Williams talks about her passion for helping women of color gain access to senior positions and the corporate C-Suite. She discusses what she sees not as a glass ceiling but one of concrete that exists for women of color that can be chipped away at over time.


About Author

Michelle Gadsden-Williams

Author & Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Lead, Accenture

Michelle Gadsden-Williams is the Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Lead – North America at Accenture. An exemplary role model and advocate for equality and social justice, Michelle has worked tirelessly at refining processes, policies and programs that support an inclusive work environment. Her work has been cited in a number of research periodicals and trade publications in recent years. Michelle has acquired a number of community service awards and accolades for her work as a diversity practitioner. She is the author of The Climb: Taking Every Step with Conviction, Courage and Calculated Risk to Achieve a Thriving Career and a Successful Life.

Interviewed By

Lyndsay Christian

Lyndsay Christian


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