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The 20 Best Places to Work in Lexington, KY As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Lexington, KY 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 October 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Lexington, KY

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Lexington, KY 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:

"Working for lululemon was one of the greatest experiences of my career. I learned more about myself in my time with lululemon than any other previous life experience and I was exp…"

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2. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Lexington, KY 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 Genentech:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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3. Cengage Learning

3.7 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"I love my job. I drink the company coolaid. I love what I do, I love what this company does. It's not perfect, but I'm surrounded by people who care and who want to make a differe…"

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4. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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5. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Heart Association:

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 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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7. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is progr…"

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8. Evolent Health

3.5 stars

Evolent Health is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Evolent Health:

"I loved this job and this company. I hope to work for them again. I resigned due to health issues that started the day I started my training. I went through most of my training wi…"

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9. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"I have been working at Accenture for 3.5 years. I had a situation at work with a male colleague and Accenture handled it in a highly professional manner; they went above and beyon…"

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10. Stryker

3.5 stars

Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"I have felt very supported in my career at Stryker especially when I took maternity leave when my sons were born in 2009 and 2013. I took 5 months off for each and had no ill effe…"

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11. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"Best all around company I've ever worked for. Supportive management, free college degrees from an accredited university, promotion opportunities regularly, active diversity team,…"

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12. ADP

3.5 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Great culture with a ton of growth opportunity. Strong focus on work-life balance . Many motivators to work hard and move up in the company ."

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13. Lush Cosmetics

3.5 stars

Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lush Cosmetics:

"I loved this job and loved the company. The location itself has some very questionable leadership. They were not brand at all, and very problematic. I have no clue how they kept t…"

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14. Breakout Games

3.5 stars

Breakout Games is an entertainment company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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15. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"It’s a great place to work. We are in the middle of our merger so things are changing but honestly it’s been a smooth transition so far. In non-productivity roles the hours are fl…"

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16. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.5 stars

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 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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17. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

3.5 stars

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company is an insurance company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company:

"I was a contract worker, so I didn't receive benefits, but I had great coworkers and a fantastic boss who was responsive, helpful, and always cheery. When necessary, my reques…"

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18. Westat

3.4 stars

Westat is a research company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on a Westat led project while I was pregnant and my supervisor and the company as a whole was incredibly accomodating. I hold them in high regard and hope to return there…"

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19. Colonial Life

3.4 stars

Colonial Life is an insurance company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Colonial Life:

"Probably the best job I've ever had. More than 1/2 of the people who work out of there are women. My boss is super understanding & awesome. "

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20. RevLocal

3.4 stars

RevLocal is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"RevLocal is the best company I’ve ever worked for and it’s not even close. The company culture is so amazing. Leadership genuinely values every single employee and it’s felt by ev…"

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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 October 1, 2020.

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