Carol Attak is the Supplier Diversity Program Manager for Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 244,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Carol helps manage Accenture’s Diverse Supplier Development Program, a formal mentoring program in which Accenture executives team with selected minority-owned, women-owned, LGBT-owned, small and other diverse suppliers to help them develop and grow their businesses. The program also offers training symposia, knowledge exchange and networking opportunities. Accenture is now conducting the third class of this 18-month program. When this class graduates, the program will have mentored more than 50 diverse business entities, and Accenture has plans to enhance and evolve the program in the coming years.