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MOTHERHOOD
& AMBITION
Working mothers are EQUALLY as ambitious as women without children.
DOES MOTHERHOOD
DIMINISH CAREER
AMBITION?
THE ANSWER I...
SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 –
MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE
IN FACT,
THEY ARE
JUST AS
LIKELY TO
ASPIRE TO
SENIOR
LEAD...
THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO
CHANGE JOBS FOR A
PROMOTION OR HIGHER PAY.
SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 –
MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ...
AND THEY ARE
ENTREPRENURIAL-
MINDED, TOO.
MORE THAN HALF
WOULD LIKE TO
START A BUSINESS
WITHIN THE NEXT
10 YEARS.
SOURCE: ...
DIGITAL PLAYS A KEY
ROLE IN HELPING
MOTHERS ACHIEVE THEIR
CAREER AMBITIONS…
OF WORKING
MOTHERS
BELIEVE DIGITAL
IS IMPORTAN...
BUT THEY CANNOT DO IT
ALONE. FOR BUSINESSES,
REPUTATION MATTERS.
OF WORKING MOTHERS
WANT TO WORK FOR
ORGANIZATIONS
HELPING...
Business must provide the tools women need
to succeed and grow including:
LIFELONG
LEARNING
MENTORSHIP
PROGRAMS
FLEXIBLE
H...
THESE ENCOURAGING
FINDINGS COME FROM
NEW ACCENTURE
RESEARCH:
GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 –
MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION
WOMEN ARE EMBRACING
THEIR OWN AMBITION,
MAKING THEIR
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
SUCCESS LIMITLESS.
WITH DIGITAL, WOMEN’S
AMBITIONS ...
Getting to Equal 2017 surveyed more than 28,000 women and
men, including undergraduates, in 29 countries. The sample
inclu...
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Getting to Equal 2017 - Motherhood & Ambition

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New Accenture research finds that ambition is thriving for working mothers – and digital plays a key role. #GettingtoEqual Learn more: https://accntu.re/2r5m9iz

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Getting to Equal 2017 - Motherhood & Ambition

  1. 1. MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION
  2. 2. Working mothers are EQUALLY as ambitious as women without children. DOES MOTHERHOOD DIMINISH CAREER AMBITION? THE ANSWER IS NO. SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE
  3. 3. SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE IN FACT, THEY ARE JUST AS LIKELY TO ASPIRE TO SENIOR LEADERSHIP.
  4. 4. THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO CHANGE JOBS FOR A PROMOTION OR HIGHER PAY. SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE
  5. 5. AND THEY ARE ENTREPRENURIAL- MINDED, TOO. MORE THAN HALF WOULD LIKE TO START A BUSINESS WITHIN THE NEXT 10 YEARS. SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE
  6. 6. DIGITAL PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN HELPING MOTHERS ACHIEVE THEIR CAREER AMBITIONS… OF WORKING MOTHERS BELIEVE DIGITAL IS IMPORTANT FOR CAREER ADVANCEMENT SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE OF WORKING MOTHERS ARE REGULARLY LEARNING NEW DIGITAL SKILLS
  7. 7. BUT THEY CANNOT DO IT ALONE. FOR BUSINESSES, REPUTATION MATTERS. OF WORKING MOTHERS WANT TO WORK FOR ORGANIZATIONS HELPING WOMEN ADVANCE SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE
  8. 8. Business must provide the tools women need to succeed and grow including: LIFELONG LEARNING MENTORSHIP PROGRAMS FLEXIBLE HOURS TRANSPARENCY SALARY BENCHMARKS SOURCE: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION, ACCENTURE AND SO DO THE TOOLS THEY PUT IN PLACE.
  9. 9. THESE ENCOURAGING FINDINGS COME FROM NEW ACCENTURE RESEARCH: GETTING TO EQUAL 2017 – MOTHERHOOD & AMBITION
  10. 10. WOMEN ARE EMBRACING THEIR OWN AMBITION, MAKING THEIR OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS LIMITLESS. WITH DIGITAL, WOMEN’S AMBITIONS ARE THRIVING AND GETTING THEM CLOSER TO EQUAL.
  11. 11. Getting to Equal 2017 surveyed more than 28,000 women and men, including undergraduates, in 29 countries. The sample included equal representation of men and women, representing three generations (Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers) across all workforce levels at companies of varying size. These findings on “Motherhood and Ambition” reflects responses from 250 working women in the U.S. ABOUT THE RESEARCH Copyright © 2017 Accenture All rights reserved. Accenture, its logo, and High Performance Delivered are trademarks of Accenture. #GETTINGTOEQUAL www.accenture.com/gettingtoequal

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