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The 20 Best Places to Work in Cambridge, MA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (March 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Cambridge, MA 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 March 28, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Cambridge, MA

1. Disruptor Beam

4.3 stars

Disruptor Beam is a computer games company with locations in the Cambridge, 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 hires more women than I'm used to seeing the in Game Industry, which is great. Women are treated completely as equals, and there is no exclusion based on gender. ..."

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2. HubSpot

4.3 stars

HubSpot is an information technology and services company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 HubSpot:

"HubSpot is making an active and concerted effort to improve gender equity in the workplace, but as in all tech startups, we still have room to grow. I know that our leadership i..."

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

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

"Culture is diverse and fantastically supportive. I feel like a valued contributor who happens to be a woman. The Womens Network Community events are well attended, informative, ..."

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4. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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):

"BCG is truly distinctive in its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and particularly in investing in women. Throughout my career, I've chosen to balance my work and home life t..."

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5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

4.1 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

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6. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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:

"Intuit is liberal on the outside, but conservative on the inside. So, by that I mean Intuit allows their employees to be themselves without a whole lot of hoopla. As a physica..."

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7. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"The only real issue is that the traditional IT brocode needs to be broken. Mansplaining should be called out and eliminated. Someone please note how gendered the social activiti..."

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8. Johnson & Johnson

4.0 stars

Johnson & Johnson is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"One of those companies that you feel good working for."

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9. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"I recognize NetSuite's initiatives to add benefits, opportunities, more valuable regardless of race and gender. I recognize that as a woman, NetSuite is trying to consider my ne..."

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10. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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:

"Eclectic group with room for growth just unwillingness to grow is certain districts. No flexibility on schedule or the opportunity to work from home. Management can be too lenie..."

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11. Salesforce

3.9 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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:

"Salesforce is an amazing organization but it does take some serious grit to work here."

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12. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Great place to work "

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13. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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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14. Bain & Company

3.9 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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:

"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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15. Vistaprint

3.9 stars

Vistaprint is an internet company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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16. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Cambridge, MA 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:

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. O..."

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17. Hill Holliday

3.9 stars

Hill Holliday is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hill Holliday:

"All I can say is *applause*. Beginning a job at Hill as a woman is like waking up from a bad dream of female disadvantage. All amazing, accomplished madwomen of the world: APPLY..."

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18. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"A wonderful opportunity in the financial advisor role...equal opportunity for exactly the same pay as men, all benefits identical for men and women. "

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19. Warby Parker

3.8 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"The company is perfect aside if low pay for support personnel "

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20. Allied Integrated Marketing

3.8 stars

Allied Integrated Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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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 March 28, 2020.

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