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  • The freedom to be me

    The freedom to be me

    Since moving to Amsterdam in 2018, Russian Irina Kononova found that she could finally be open and honest about who she is. Life couldn’t have been more different in her home country, where she had to hide a key part of her identity. ‘I was always afraid that if I told people that I’m gay, they wouldn’t want to be my friend anymore. Living in Europe – first in Glasgow, and in Amsterdam – has been truly liberating. Now I can finally be myself.’

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  • It was great to be working again

    It was great to be working again

    Any organization should be an inclusive and accessible space for everyone, including those with disabilities. Employee diversity and inclusion are two of Accenture’s core pillars.

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  • Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience

    Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience

    Laura van der Hurk has a natural interest in getting to know people, has worked in a refugee camp in Lesbos and is convinced that art can have an impact on diversity.

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  • Always Be Yourself

    Always Be Yourself

    Senior Manager Javier Leonor mentions that his personal approach is what sets him apart from other managers."Being able to completely be myself and make jokes is something I am very grateful for."

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  • It’s about the right timing

    It’s about the right timing

    Preparing the perfect meal correlates with Max Smidt's job as Marketing & Communications Manager. 'It’s about finding the best ingredients and ensuring they come together at the right place, at the right time.’

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  • Pregnant and promoted in one week

    Pregnant and promoted in one week

    As a young girl, she always felt pressured to perform. Today, HR director Judith Blenken Blijdenstein knows it’s not about being the best, but it’s about being who you are.

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  • Give without expecting anything in return

    Give without expecting anything in return

    lham El Khayari never really understood what HR was all about. Now, as a Senior Learning & Talent Development Advisor Benelux, she has followed in her mom's footsteps.

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