Join InHerSight's growing community of professional women and get matched to great jobs and more!
Sign Up
Already have an account? Log in
[production]
Rate Now

The 20 Best Places to Work in Alexandria, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 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 April 3, 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:

"Let's be honest, cybersecurity skews heavily male and there's plenty of macho cowboy bullshit. I'm happy to say that Expel is not like that, or I would not be here. The founders..."

Learn more ›

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!"

Learn more ›

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:

"Gallup has great representation for women in leadership. BOTH our top leaders in technology are women, and I have never seen any discrimination for women in leadership in my tim..."

Learn more ›

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 flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"Palo Alto Networks is an extraordinary company to work for. The Executive leadership team has a vision that I align with and want to work hard for."

Learn more ›

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 (4.6 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..."

Learn more ›

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 (4.5 stars).

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

"i have been here over 10 years. I wish there were more remote opportunities but overall this is a fantastic place to work."

Learn more ›

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"

Learn more ›

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):

"GAO has come a long way, baby. GAO faces basic federal government constraints regarding paid maternity leave (its not legal for them to offer). Additionally, there are fewer wom..."

Learn more ›

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:

"They have started posting and interviewing for all internal jobs, which is a significant improvement. In the past a lot of the stress came from unexpected (and seemingly unfair)..."

Learn more ›

10. 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!"

Learn more ›

11. 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 (4.5 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"Women are still underrepresented as a group in the company, but my experience has been entirely positive so far and the teams I work on has been very balanced. Great perks, even..."

Learn more ›

12. 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 (4.8 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..."

Learn more ›

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 paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"A really wonderful place to work that cares deeply about equality. "

Learn more ›

14. 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:

"Female dominated workplace. As with any retail job, management will make or break the team. Sometimes men get promoted faster in the name of ‘diversity & inclusion’."

Learn more ›

15. Bain & Company

3.9 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"There are a growing number of senior female partners, and so many of them got promoted while working part-time! They keep women on client work instead of "mommy tracking" them. ..."

Learn more ›

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:

"I had my first baby while working here and management and HR could not have been more helpful and supportive. Every family should have the experience I had."

Learn more ›

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:

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

Learn more ›

18. 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:

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, w..."

Learn more ›

19. 2U

3.9 stars

2U is an e-learning company with locations in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 2U:

"This is a fast growing company and benefits are improving with scale. There is a people-first culture and leadership truly wants to see diverse groups well represented throughou..."

Learn more ›

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..."

Learn more ›

Think your company should be on the list? Rate them now ›

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 April 3, 2020.

Get Matched to the Best Alexandria, VA Companies for You
Sign up to get matched to companies that support the things you care about.

More Cities