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The 20 Best Places to Work in Alexandria, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (February 2021)

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 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of February 4, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Alexandria, VA

1. Intuit

4.5 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.3 stars).

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

"Absolutely love working for Intuit! First job I actually enjoy going to"

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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 wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.7 stars).

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

"Gallup overall has treated me very well. Through thick and thin, this company is more of a family than a workplace. I strive to come in to work even on my bad depression days beca…"

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4. The Motley Fool

4.3 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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

"Key leadership at The Motley Fool's support the diversity and inclusion initiatives, and it is great to see how many employees are passionate about getting involved. The company i…"

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5. The Women's Center

4.3 stars

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 female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.2 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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6. Network for Good

4.2 stars

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 paid time off (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"Network for Good is a great company with a fulfilling mission—one that attracts many people with diverse backgrounds who are kind and a pleasure to work with. I've grown my family…"

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7. Salesforce

4.2 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 sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

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

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8. ACLU

4.2 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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9. University of Maryland Baltimore County

4.2 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 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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10. McKinstry

4.2 stars

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 (4.1 stars) and flexible work hours (4.1 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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11. 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.5 stars).

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

"This is the greatest company I've ever worked for. The CEO is amazing and my chain of command is excellent. "

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12. 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 management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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13. SAP

4.1 stars

SAP 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 ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"I enjoy working at SAP and appreciate how you are evaluated on what you can contribute. Plus, the benefits are nice as well as the flexible working environment."

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14. Expel, Inc

4.1 stars

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 support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"Expel has hands down been the best place I have ever worked."

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15. Virgin America

4.1 stars

Virgin America is an airlines/aviation 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 (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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16. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

4.1 stars

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 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 female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA):

"Amazing place to work with a female leader who is fearless."

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17. American Express

4.1 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (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. TD Ameritrade

4.0 stars

TD Ameritrade 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 the people you work with (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Ameritrade:

"AMAZING COMPANY!!! Seriously, they legit care about their employees. Best company I've ever worked for. Diverse, Accepting, and full of integrity"

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19. ServiceNow

4.0 stars

ServiceNow 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Company leadership is motivated and clear on our vision for growth. Information and collaboration are fostered at all levels. There is no tolerance for upping one another or putti…"

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20. 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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 ne…"

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of February 4, 2021.

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