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Accenture's Rah Thomas on Being His Authentic Self at Work

Thomas works at a company that not only accepts his dreadlocks but also encourages him to wear the hairstyle significant to his culture.

By Alana Winns and Christian Carew

Rah Thomas, a managing director in Accenture's Infrastructure Operations practice and co-lead of the African American employee resource group, has been growing his dreadlocks for almost 20 years.

Thomas made a decision early on in his corporate career to work at a company that would not only accept his dreadlocks but would encourage him to wear the hairstyle.

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