Women Leading in Technology (WLiT):A Conversation with Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time: 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. CDT
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free (Please register below)
         **Please consider a donation to the WLiT scholarship fund**
Speaker: Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture

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Event Summary

Join us for a conversation with Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture and No. 1 on FORTUNE’s 2020 list of “Most Powerful Women in Business” as she talks about leadership, her career journey, technology trends and why inclusion, diversity and equality for all is essential for innovation. WLiT Board Chair & VP Digital with UnitedHealth Group, Jean Machart, will guide the conversation. We hope you’ll join us!

Julie Sweet is Chief Executive Officer of Accenture. Prior to becoming CEO in September 2019, Julie served as chief executive officer of Accenture’s business in North America. Before that, she was Accenture’s general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer.

Julie serves on the World Economic Forum Board of Trustees and the board of the Business Roundtable for which she chairs the Technology Committee. Additionally, Julie is board chair of Catalyst and serves on the boards for the Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities – Bridges from School to Work. Julie joined Accenture in 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College and a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School.


SUPPORT THE MISSION OF WLiT: Donate to the WLiT Scholarship Fund
WLiT seeks to promote, educate, and empower women in technology across Minnesota. We believe in “reaching back” to support our future technology leaders and practitioners. With the help of the Minnesota Technology Foundation, WLiT awards scholarships to underrepresented individuals who aspire to a career in STEM. Funds raised in 2021 will create scholarship awards to off-set the cost of tuition for deserving individuals at The Software Guild, a local technology bootcamp.

In lieu of a registration fee for this event, WLiT gratefully accepts your donations. While we ask that you consider a donation of $20, donations in any amount are much appreciated. Donate thru the Minnesota Technology Foundation’s GiveMN site here. The donation process is separate from event registration. If your company has a matching program, please send the match to the Minnesota Technology Foundation so it can be added to the scholarship fund.

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Sponsorship opportunities for 2021 are available. Please contact Patty Carruth for more information at patty@mntech.org or 952.230.4554.