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The 20 Best Places to Work in Alexandria, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Alexandria, VA is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of women-friendliness, including paid time off, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, the ability to work remotely, maternity and adoptive leave, flexible work hours, and more.

The companies on this list have at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of August 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Alexandria, VA

Basis Technologies is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Basis Technologies:

"I've never worked at a company with so many women in leadership positions! I didn't even realize how nice it would be until it happened at Basis. It's also a very consciously …"

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Smith & Nephew is a medical devices company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Smith & Nephew:

"Smith&Nephew was a great place to work. I thought I had opportunity for advancement and I thoroughly enjoyed working there."

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Crumpton Group LLC is an international affairs company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Crumpton Group LLC:

"Management went above and beyond to accommodate a move out of town and enabled me to keep working remotely. Environment is intellectually challenging, and you must be able to stan…"

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DeVry University is a higher education company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DeVry University:

"This is a great place for anyone looking to have a wonderful work-life balance. "

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Brivo is an information technology and services company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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Gallup is a management consulting company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Gallup:

"Though I haven't worked many places, I can confidently say that Gallup is one of the best companies there is to work for. Between the culture of strengths and the growth and devel…"

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Straight North is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

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ACLU is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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The Motley Fool is an online media company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Motley Fool:

"I have never been at a company where the employees work harder to make it a great place to work. Leaders listen. Teams listen. And everyone has the best intentions when it comes t…"

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Expel, Inc is a computer & network security company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and learning opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Expel, Inc:

"Expel is easily the best company I've worked for, especially in the cyber security industry. Women are valued and treated with respect at all levels of the organization. I feel sa…"

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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"Palo Alto Networks was not my first internship, but it completely blew me away. I have found that even at the lowest level of employee, the executives want to take the time to hea…"

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The Women's Center is a mental health care company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Women's Center:

"The Women’s Center is incredible because the entire focus of the agency is to provide services to marginalized individuals, and this shines through in the way they treat their emp…"

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ZeroFox is a computer & network security company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for ZeroFox:

"Great growth opportunities for women. Many women here have been promoted."

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Network for Good is a computer software company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Network for Good:

"Great culture. Very engaged and supportive workforce."

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Givebutter is a fund-raising company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Givebutter:

"Meaningful work, excellent environment, positive teammates. It doesn't get much better than this, except maybe winning the lottery!"

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University of Maryland Baltimore County is a higher education company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for University of Maryland Baltimore County:

"There are many women in leadership roles here. The only reason I did not rate higher for opportunity to take on those roles is that people are so happy that there is not frequent …"

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McKinstry is a construction company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and flexible work hours (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for McKinstry:

"Fantastic place to work that is committed to diversity and inclusion and is constantly evolving to do things better! Very open culture with amazing people that treat each other we…"

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Premier Inc. is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.7 stars).

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WeddingWire is an internet company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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Protiviti is a management consulting company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Protiviti:

"A great place to work for anyone, with a commitment to diversity and inclusion."

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