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The 20 Best Places to Work in Richmond, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Richmond, VA 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 September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Richmond, VA

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Love working here! The people are amazing and benefits are awesome! Just need more consistency when it comes to my pay check and my hours every week."

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very strong…"

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Capital One is a financial services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Capital One:

"This the best company I have ever worked with and for! Great benefits and great people!"

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Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"I loved working there. I'm not sure how it compares to other companies. The environment in my group was very supportive and benefits are great. Salary is a little lower because of…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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 Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (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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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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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Custom Ink is a retail company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Custom Ink:

"I love being here. I believe in what we do everyday and I'm still able to be a mom and pursue a fully rewarding career. "

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Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dell Technologies:

"I am so thankful to be a Dell employee! I work remote and am able to balance a challenging career while being a single parent. I'm not forced to miss out on my kids' important sch…"

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Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"It’s a great company to work for and a experience I will always treasure"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Humana is the best company for work at home. They also have a very equal policy toward men and women. I am very proud to be a part of such an advanced company!"

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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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 Schneider Electric:

"Proud Schneider Electric is building an inclusive workplace. We're committed to gender equality, diversity, and inclusion for all. Our Global Family Leave Policy includes key lif…"

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Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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Altria is a consumer goods company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"Booz Allen is one of the most inclusive companies I'm aware of. My experience has been nothing but positive."

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Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am aware …"

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The Advisory Board Company is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Advisory Board Company:

"Great company to work for! Would highly recommend!"

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Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"This is a great company to work for... pay and benefits are good."

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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 September 1, 2021.

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