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The 20 Best Places to Work in Alexandria, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 16 factors of female-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 ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former employees as of July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Alexandria, VA

1. Expel, Inc

4.7 stars

Expel, Inc is a computer & network security company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (5.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (5.0 stars).

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

"Having worked with the management in the past, I've seen their commitment to diversity in all areas, including hiring, promotions and management opportunities."

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2. Crumpton Group LLC

4.4 stars

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:

"Love the people, interesting and intelligent. Creative environment!"

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3. Gallup

4.4 stars

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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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

"I love working for Gallup -- they have an incredible focus on leveraging your strengths and your career is yours to configure. With a flexible work environment and on-site child..."

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4. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Go Palo Alto Networks!"

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5. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"I couldn't imagine a better place to be starting my career than at BCG. In addition to the opportunity to work with great people on challenging problems, I especially appreciate..."

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6. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"I love how Intuit is always a leader in its industry. Their focus is on its customers, keeling up on to technology."

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7. WeddingWire

4.1 stars

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 paid time off (4.9 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

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

"WeddingWire’s environment was always so fun! I loved all my conworkers sons generally liked being there everyday! The perks were awesome! It can be very stressful though"

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8. US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

4.0 stars

US Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a government administration company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Government Accountability Office (GAO):

"I can't say enough good things about this organization as a professional woman and mom. The work is interesting, the people are great, and the opportunities are endless. You do ..."

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9. The Motley Fool

4.0 stars

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 wellness initiatives (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

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

"The Motley Fool is many steps above all the rest in most categories, but lacks a healthy proportion of tenured women."

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10. ACLU

4.0 stars

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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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11. Bain & Company

4.0 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bain & Company:

"Bain & Company is a great environment for women. There are numerous promotional opportunities and mentoring opportunities. Working from home isn't available for every employee w..."

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12. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

4.0 stars

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is a defense & space company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL):

"Great work, great people!"

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13. Salesforce

3.9 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Salesforce is doing great things for Women in the workplace. However, I continue to see a disproportionate number of men getting promoted and given bigger projects. And when w..."

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14. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked at! Love it here!"

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15. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"creates a great and positive culture with employees"

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16. Concur

3.9 stars

Concur is a computer software company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"Wonderful culture, great people, some frustrating processes but otherwise great place to work."

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17. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Express:

"I am honored to work for a company led by so many outstanding women. American Express grants women all the opportunities due to them to succeed in a workplace and a family. "

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18. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"One Medical Group truly stands behind the motto: "Doctor's Office Reinvented." This is a very fun-filled friendly environment that strongly believes in the growth and developmen..."

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19. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"GSK is a wonderful and notorious corporation with whom I'm grateful to be in collaboration. They are constantly challenging themselves to be better and move forward in a positiv..."

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20. Workday

3.9 stars

Workday is a computer software company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"It's a little ridiculous how a company that has grown so quickly from their initial IPO in 2012 has managed to maintain, and in some cases, expand on it's inclusive culture. Wh..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of July 1, 2020.

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