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The 20 Best Places to Work in Madison, WI As Rated by the Women Who Work There (May 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Madison, WI 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 May 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Madison, WI

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 sense of belonging (5.0 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 ever…"

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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 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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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 the people you work with (4.8 stars) and flexible work hours (4.8 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 we…"

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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 ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 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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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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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 sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.7 stars).

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

"As a woman I feel many of the new fathers around here do not get the equal amount of paternal leave. They get 1 week paid regaurdless of tenure with company. While many women here…"

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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.6 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 aweso…"

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Thrivent Financial is a financial services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Thrivent Financial:

"I’m proud to work at Thrivent. As a woman of color, it means so much to me that I can confidently say we are always striving toward a more diverse and inclusive environment where …"

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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 women in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (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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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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 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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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 (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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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 sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

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

"My employer makes our office an enjoyable and exciting place to work. I feel valued and appreciated for my hard work."

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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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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 women in leadership (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

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

"Working for a company that helps educate and save women's lives each and every day. The NYC office is made up of primarily women that strive each day to make all women healthier …"

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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 flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and learning opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"Some paid maternity leave, generous vacation and sick time."

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TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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Altria is a consumer goods company with locations in the Madison, WI 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 Altria:

"Wish I found this place five years ago!!"

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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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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

"Amazing company, even more amazing people."

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North Carolina (NC) State University is a higher education company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and sense of belonging (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for North Carolina (NC) State University:

"Great, kind people!"

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PPD is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"While being a Clinical Data Manager is a demanding job and the hours are long, I feel that PPD was a great place for women to work. There was equal representation of both male an…"

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