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The 20 Best Places to Work in Boston, MA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Boston, MA 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 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Boston, MA

Onward Search is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 51 to 200 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 Onward Search:

"Finally happy. I love working here. This is a company that actually cares about it's employees, great benefits, summer fridays, maternity, etc. We have pizza parties, meetings tha…"

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HubSpot is an information technology and services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"I love that this site allows for the opportunity to express my overall excitement and happiness at being a female colleague at HubSpot. I joined HubSpot about 9 months ago, and ha…"

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Disruptor Beam is a computer games company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Disruptor Beam:

"Disruptor Beam does try to live by high standards. It has values that it talks about, and lives by."

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Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 (4.7 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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Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 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 Synchrony:

"Amazing benefits and equal opportunity for women and minorities"

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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 Palo Alto Networks:

"This is a place to learn. Many opportunities to grow in your career and build your network. I've never seen such a community of people who genuinely want each other to succeed, it…"

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NetApp is an information technology and services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.4 stars).

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

"As a female in a technical support organization, my opinion is respected and valued. I have been given equal opportunities to grow and be promoted. 10 years in and I am still a…"

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Pluralsight is an information technology and services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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

"Best place I’ve ever worked!"

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Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 Novo Nordisk:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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Virgin America is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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Constant Contact is a computer software company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Constant Contact:

"GREAT organization to work for and great co-workers!"

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Biogen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 Biogen:

"Best place I’ve ever worked! Biogen knows how to take care of their employees."

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Paylocity is a human resources company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 Paylocity:

"Great place to work and very woman friendly. Sometimes I think there are more female managers than male! Lots of opportunity. "

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Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 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 Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"BCG is dedicated to advancing women within the company. There are amazing maternity and newly extended paternity leave plus plenty of support for flexible work if needed for any p…"

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Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 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 Ericsson:

"My internship was entirely virtual due to Covid, but my team was still incredibly supportive and interactive, and the organization put a lot of effort in creating a supportive com…"

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Toast, Inc is a computer software company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars).

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

"I love working at Toast, I think it is one of the best workplaces and has such a great culture!"

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.7 stars).

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NFP is an insurance company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NFP cares about their employees and their personal and professional growth. I enjoy working for a company where my voice is heard and appreciated and I'm encouraged to learn and g…"

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Homesite Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Boston, MA 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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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"creates a great and positive culture with employees"

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