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The 20 Best Places to Work in Ankeny, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Ankeny, IA 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 September 2, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Ankeny, IA

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.9 stars).

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McKinstry is a construction company with locations in the Ankeny, IA 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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Sanofi is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.9 stars).

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

"It's an honor to be employed at such a respectable scientific institution with such highly regarded colleagues."

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Principal Financial Group:

"Principal is a very interesting place to work. The work load is sometimes unbearable but the staff is wonderful. Most of the leaders in Raleigh are women and they are very under…"

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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Workiva is a computer software company with locations in the Ankeny, IA 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).

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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an insurance company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield:

"Wellmark is a great place to work because they treat their employees and members well. They put a lot of emphasis on inclusion, going so far as to have an Inclusion Council. They …"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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Microsoft is a computer software company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.4 stars).

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

"Wonderful company to work for. CEO is a visionary, and they give a lot to their philanthropy projects. Great co-workers."

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Black Hills Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Ankeny, IA 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 (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black Hills Energy:

"I have worked at other company's that it is a "boy's club". Women were targeted when an issue was brought up. This is not Black Hills Energy's culture. The culture is inclusive, t…"

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Eaton is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"Citi is an amazing company not only for the employee but also their families! Gym membership, daycare, weightwatchers, meditation, excessive classes, chronic pain management coach…"

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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider Electric:

"Great place to work and grow"

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Exelon is a utilities company with locations in the Ankeny, IA 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 (4.3 stars).

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

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Altria is a consumer goods company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 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 Altria:

"Wish I found this place five years ago!!"

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RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RSM US LLP:

"I am beyond happy with the support and professionalism that my workplace offers. "

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Hach is an environmental services company with locations in the Ankeny, IA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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