Giulia is much better equipped to answer this as she is a woman but here are some examples I have seen
1. Location flexibility - especially for those with a family or certain commitments there is a lot of effort to staff them locally vs in a different city
2. Weekend work - while this can be unavoidable sometimes, there is a lot of effort in place to ensure it doesn't happen regularly/only happens when absolutely necessary
3. Some flexibility for things such as medical appointments, personal commitments (although this is often not very common)
4. Flying Tue-Thu as opposed to Mon-Thu as there is more awareness around actual need to fly to the client vs just continuing as is
5. Helping you with personal chores - e.g., McK has a concierge service in some offices where they pay for you to hire people to do chores like take your car to the garage etc. when you are not in town.
It is helpful to go to events targeted at recruiting more women into the firms to get a better understanding of other initiatives at play. There is a lot that
Consulting is a very demanding career, make no mistake about it. All of these will not take away from the fact that you have 12 - 15 hour days and are almost always engaged mentally with the problem/tasks at hand. It is good to get an answer to these conditions beforehand