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

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

The 20 best places to work in Cambridge, MA

Onward Search is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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:

"As a woman in a junior role at HubSpot, I have the support, resources, and guidance to move on up as quickly as I push myself to grow. There is no shortage of opportunity or new p…"

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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:

"The company is relatively small (just over 100 employees) but rapidly growing and, with it, the amenities and level of support continue to improve. It's easily the most contempora…"

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"It's a great place to work, however, some things are severely lacking when held up against other tech companies for standards. For instance, our parental leave -- while a vast imp…"

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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.8 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, an…"

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Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Cambridge, 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:

"Great place to work, flexibility with being remote, always learning, great culture."

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NetApp is an information technology and services company with locations in the Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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 Nordisk is an amazing organization! I have been in the company for 18 years and had all the opportunities to grow as female leader. Company is very generous in terms of rewa…"

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CCA Global Partners is a retail company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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Virgin America is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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:

"Amazing company to work for with many opportunities for growth and a lot of support!"

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

"Paylocity culture is incredible. Supportive, empowering, fun, and innovative. Excellent work-life balance. I've never been happier!"

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Bullhorn is a computer software company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"It's a fantastic company to develop and grow. Everyone has a sense of belonging, a voice that's heard and a clear path to success. I've seen a ton of internal mobility - great sen…"

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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 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 Cambridge, 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:

"I'm proud to work in Ericsson. "

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Toast, Inc is a computer software company with locations in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (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 Cambridge, 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 Cambridge, 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:

"I think NFP is really trying to be a place that makes a difference in people's lives. Everyone is valued for their individual strengths and abilities and challenged to bring their…"

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