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Recognizing Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 26, 2022

This year’s recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month has heightened importance for both our country and Deloitte community. In the past year, we have witnessed many crimes that have impacted Asian Americans across the United States....continue reading 

Deloitte’s collaboration with Hiring Our Heroes

November 11, 2021

Deloitte’s work with the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP) provides transitioning service members with professional training and hands-on experience in the civilian workforce, and they have the opportunity to be hired full-time at Deloitte upon the completion of their fellowship....continue reading

I used to fly in business class, now I'm crawling in the grass

November 9, 2021

May 9, 2019 was a Thursday. An unremarkable workday.However, May 9 wasn't just another Thursday. It was on that day that I knowingly put my signature on documents that would throw me into a world I knew almost nothing about and change my life in ways I had yet to fully understand....continue reading

A far-reaching impact

October 28, 2021

As the president of the Business and Information Technology Society at his university, Kunmi Akingbade had an opportunity to establish relationships with leaders from the Deloitte recruiting team which provided visibility into the kind of work Deloitte does within the field of cyber security....continue reading 


Over the past few years, Deloitte has focused on expanding our recruitment of candidates with disabilities. Deloitte’s Autism@Work program aims to attract and hire candidates into a variety of positions where they can leverage their strengths in supporting the work that we do. Ian Devilbiss and Christopher Kolos are Solution Delivery Analysts for Deloitte Consulting LLP at Deloitte’s US Delivery Center, who joined the Autsim@Work program....continue reading 

Who we are: Melissa Dale

June 13, 2019

Melissa Dale, manager, Business Program Management, Deloitte Services LP, knew that she wanted to get involved in Deloitte's LGBTQ initiatives when she first started with Deloitte. "I had so many colleagues at my previous organization that were LGBTQ and felt like they had to 'cover'," she said....continue reading

A story of resilience

May 23, 2019

Strategy and operations consultant Ryan Walters joined Deloitte Consulting LLP in early 2017 as an experienced professional with several years under his belt in multiple roles. Although his knowledge and wisdom have brought a lot to the table, it's not just his professional experience that stands out....continue reading

Who we are: Andres Hernandez

April 25, 2019

When Andres Hernandez, senior consultant, Deloitte & Touche LLP, first came to Deloitte, he began researching how he could get involved in inclusion. “I looked on our internal networking sites to see who was involved in both LGBTQ issues and veterans’ issues,” Andres says. Andres served in the military as a reservist during the era of “Don’t ask, Don’t tell”. He had not been active in the LGBTQ community at work while he was serving in the army, but when he joined Deloitte, he was excited to get involved....continue reading

Deloitte Consulting Inclusion Program 2019

April 18, 2019

Under the theme, The Greatest Time to Matter, the Deloitte Consulting Inclusion Program (DCIP) officially kicked off its three-day conference on January 4 at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas. This year 48 underrepresented minority MBA students from across the country attended the conference and walked away with valuable insights into the world of consulting at Deloitte....continue reading

Determination and drive

April 11, 2019

Margot Keale began her career at Deloitte in January 2017, shortly after she graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s in healthcare management and policy. Fast forward two years, Margot is now a strategy and analytics consultant for Deloitte Consulting LLP. Despite Margot’s success, she has had to overcome many obstacles. In 2010 Margot was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that left her paralyzed....continue reading 

Tapping into neurodiversity

April 1, 2019

Autism is a developmental condition that is often characterized by difficulties with social interaction, communication, and hypersensitivity. People living with autism are a part of a larger group of individuals with disabilities that often find it difficult to find employment. Recognizing this untapped talent pool has led Deloitte to collaborate with Specialisterne Foundation to join the Autism@Work movement....continue reading

Celebrating Black History Month

February 28, 2019

At Deloitte, celebrating Black History Month is an important part of honoring African Americans at Deloitte. It also underscores Deloitte’s mission to foster an inclusive and diverse workforce. However, these celebrations and conversations aren’t just limited to events and programs scheduled for February. It’s a holistic, ongoing approach to ensure that everyone at Deloitte has an opportunity to connect, belong, and grow. Inclusion is who we are and we provide a variety of resources to connect and support all of our professionals....continue reading 

Who we are: Joe Guintu

October 31, 2018

In 2007, Joe Guintu, senior manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP, went surfing. “Seven hours later I couldn’t walk,” he said. Joe had started with Deloitte right out of college. He enjoyed travelling, collaborating with his colleagues, and learning from leadership. But now, everything had changed. Joe had suffered a spinal stroke, which paralyzed him permanently. He was hospitalized for months and went through extensive rehab. His colleagues put together a care package and visited him in the hospital. “It meant a lot,” he said. “Everyone was very helpful.”...continue reading

Candid Conversations: Patrick McElrath

October 22, 2018

To his colleagues at Deloitte, Patrick McElrath is known simply as Mac. But many may not know that he adopted the moniker from his days serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Mac served two years as an Army Ranger before a devastating combat injury left him permanently paralyzed from the waist down....continue reading

Event spotlight: PowerToFly networking event

September 13, 2018

In collaboration with PowerToFly, Deloitte Services LP’s Information Technology Services (ITS) organization recently hosted a professional networking event highlighting Deloitte’s commitment to supporting women in technology. PowerToFly strives to elevate the careers of women in technology through webinars, events, mentoring, and connecting them to opportunities with organizations like Deloitte....continue reading

#DeloittePride, #DeloitteProud

July 19, 2018

On June 24th, Deloitte had over 160 professionals, friends, and family take part in Chicago’s 49th annual Pride Parade, an event that draws over 1,000,000 spectators in support of equality of and in celebration of the LGBTQ community....continue reading

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