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Access Your Potential

Closing the divide between those with access to opportunity and those without

Because career access should be a right, not a privilege.

We believe that our responsibilities extend beyond our firm and our clients. One of the greatest concerns facing our communities is the growing gap between those with access to opportunity and those without. Through our latest Access Your Potential commitment, we are helping build a more equitable future for Black and Latinx college students.

To help address the opportunity and employment gap, we’ve committed $125M to support a more equitable future for 25,000 Black and Latinx college students to prepare for and begin their careers. Focusing on students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions and community colleges, we’re providing access to high-demand digital and career readiness training and upskilling, mentorship, and pathways towards the start of their careers. As part of our effort to attract more diverse staff to our profession, we aspire to hire 10,000 students over the next five years.

The Access Your Potential curriculum will be enabled by ProEdge, a PwC product, to help students determine the skills they need to be competitive and generate engaging, yet challenging customized learning plans.

Access Your Potential is just one part of our firm’s commitment to help increase societal equity by providing a clear path to career and economic advancement. Our goal is to provide students from all backgrounds to have an equal opportunity to succeed, helping to change students’ trajectories and uplift their communities.

Read more about our commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion; operating responsibly in sustainable ways; and driving a human-led, tech-powered approach.

Access Your Potential K-12 resources

Our K-12 program is focused on equipping students and educators with the technology, financial and career skills they need to succeed.

Providing free, interactive curriculum to teachers

Our Access Your Potential K-12 program offers a free, open-sourced curriculum to K-12 educators so they can teach their students about tech topics (including coding, computer programs and data analytics) and financial skills.

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Giving teachers a Digital Fitness Assessment App

The PwC Charitable Foundation invested in creating free, customized content on the Digital Fitness Assessment (DFA) App, specifically for educators to elevate their digital acumen.

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PwC careers

Bring your experiences. Make your mark.

We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Here, you’ll learn with purpose, lead with heart and put your skills to work to make a meaningful difference in the world. At PwC, we measure our growth, and our success, by yours. Be a part of The New Equation.

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Shannon Schuyler

Shannon Schuyler

Chief Purpose and Inclusion Officer, PwC US

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