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The 20 Best Places to Work in Madison, WI As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Madison, WI 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 June 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Madison, WI

1. Promega

4.4 stars

Promega is a biotechnology company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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

"Promega corporation is an amazing biotech company to work for, it is privately owned with lots of benefits. Lactation and relaxation rooms for employees. As well as gyms in ev..."

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2. Widen Enterprises

4.2 stars

Widen Enterprises is a computer software company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Widen Enterprises:

"Widen has created a culture that focuses on positivity and allowing everyone to reach their potential. Both men and women have the opportunity to thrive here."

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3. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"Lululemon is an amazing place to work. I would 100% stay if I was compensated appropriately but unfortunately because it is retail the compensation is not the best choice at my ..."

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4. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

3.8 stars

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a religious institutions company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship:

"For a faith based company, pretty egalitarian. Definitely room for improvement with that, and being a healthy multiethnic community... but going in the right direction there. Ju..."

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5. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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6. McKinstry

3.6 stars

McKinstry is a construction company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 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 ..."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Madison, WI 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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8. TDS Telecommunications Corp.

3.6 stars

TDS Telecommunications Corp. is a telecommunications company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TDS Telecommunications Corp.:

"Love working here! I see just as many female faces as male, and the CIO is a woman. In addition, they participate in diversity initiatives outside the company in Madison. An awe..."

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9. Caravel Autism Health

3.6 stars

Caravel Autism Health is a mental health care company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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

"Very flexible hours. If a shift has to be missed it just has to be made up by the end of the month. Not very many male employees as I suspect not many apply. "

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10. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Madison, WI 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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11. American Girl

3.6 stars

American Girl is a consumer goods company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"One of the best places I've ever worked at. You just need to be very team friendly and positive. They keep everything very appropriate. "

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12. Yelp

3.6 stars

Yelp is an internet company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Overall I’m very impressed by the diversity in my office"

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13. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Madison, WI 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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14. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"Meaningful work, but industry is facing headwinds."

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15. CDW

3.5 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"I feel so blessed to have found CDW. It's a great company. The best I've ever had the best pleasure of working for. "

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16. NetApp

3.5 stars

NetApp is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"The leadership needs to be re-evaluated to ensure they know how to drive newly developed teams to being happy and successful."

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17. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"Accenture is a fabulous company for which to work. They really do uphold their core values and diversity strategy. Most projects are ok with telecommuting and flex hours irres..."

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18. CUNA Mutual Group

3.5 stars

CUNA Mutual Group is an insurance company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and flexible work hours (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CUNA Mutual Group:

"CUNA is heavily represented by females at all levels. My department is almost exclusively female. I haven't seen a single example of sexism or sexual harassment in 3 years of wo..."

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19. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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

"Maurice’s empowers and celebrates women!"

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20. American Family Insurance

3.5 stars

American Family Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Family Insurance:

"An amazing opportunity to learn and grow! From the atmosphere to the employer best job i have ever had!! "

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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 June 1, 2020.

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