Accenture’s Caroline Gayle Named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology

Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT).

Gayle is Technology lead in Accenture’s Financial Services practice in Canada and the company’s managing director sponsor for Corporate Citizenship in Canada. She has been mentoring the next generation of women leaders in the technology and communications space at Accenture for more than 20 years, sharing her knowledge, providing guidance and working side-by-side with her teams to achieve success.

“We are extremely proud of Caroline and the recognition of her ability to foster a positive mentoring work environment,” said Jeffrey Russell, senior managing director and president of Accenture in Canada. “She is a strong role model at Accenture, and her energy and focus have helped our Technology practice in Canada accelerate its growth as we further help our clients thrive and innovate.”

Gayle is also the Women’s Initiative Lead for 1,900 Accenture Technology team members in Canada, which includes 614 women. In this role she is responsible for developing and monitoring the mentoring, recruiting, retention and advancement plans and joint client initiatives. Gayle also serves as the Inclusion and Diversity Lead for Accenture’s Technology practice in Canada.

“To be named WCT’s Mentor of the Year is truly an amazing honor and wonderful recognition for the work we do in developing the professional and personal skills of our people,” Gayle said. “We pride ourselves on creating a workplace where everyone is empowered to lead and is equipped with the skills they need so that together, we can become the driving force of innovation in Canada.”

Outside of Accenture, Gayle serves on the boards of Women in Communications and Technology and of the Holy Trinity School and is a member of Project Management Institute.

Accenture aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 per cent women and 50 per cent men, by 2025.

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