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Ernst & Young LLP—Employee Advocacy Through Career Planning and Mentoring

Ernst & Young recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusiveness as a critical strategic driver for their business. The firm's Career Watch program helps high-potential women and visible minorities reach their highest promotional opportunity within the organization. Senior leaders serve as advocates for employee participants and are focused on ensuring that the employees in the program get challenging client assignments and other growth opportunities and have access to the right counseling and mentoring relationships.

An excerpt of this practice was first published in 2009 in Women of Color in U.S. Law Firms—Women of Color in Professional Services Series.