Tag: Mentoring

Accenture's Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Michelle Gadsden-Williams leads Accenture’s(No. 14on theDiversityInc Top 50 Companieslist) inclusion and diversity initiatives in North America. Responsible for further strengthening and accelerating the company’s efforts to foster an inclusive culture, she talked with DiversityInc about her career and offered valuable advice. All Paths Led to Diversity and Inclusion “Diversity and…

Mentoring Success Recipe

Abbott talent vice president offers best practices including involvement from the top, formal tracking and an egalitarian approach. By Eve Tahmincioglu A strong mentoring program requires buy in from senior leadership, formal monitoring and opportunities for all employees at every level to participate. That’s Abbott’s recipe for success when it…

Abbott, IBM and Monsanto Talk About Disciplined Mentoring Programs

DiversityInc Vice President of Consulting Shane Nelson moderated the panel “Disciplined Mentoring Programs” with Marlon Sullivan, Divisional Vice President of Talent and Development, Abbott Laboratories; Rosalia Thomas, Director of Human Resources, IBM; and Daphanie Pointer, Supplier Diversity Manager, Monsanto.

Cox Communications' Jill Campbell: This Woman Is A Real Leader

Jill Campbell owes a remarkable career to a mentor who “saw something in me I didn’t see.” That man, Curt Hockemeier, was her boss when 22-year-old Jill took her first job at Cox Communications right out of college. She was happy in her job in communications (traditional for women), writing…

Vildan Kehr: Global Leaders Must Embrace Change

By Sheryl Estrada Vildan Kehr, Divisional Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition at Abbott “I was born and raised in Turkey,” said Vildan Kehr. “My dad used to work for the government and my mom was a science teacher. So my upbringing was an interesting one.” Every two years her…