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The 20 Best Places to Work in Richmond, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Richmond, VA 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 April 3, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Richmond, VA

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

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 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 a company that very obviously values all people. There are ample opportunities for development and enhancement. The company supports you as an individual while enco..."

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2. Custom Ink

3.8 stars

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 paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Fantastic, heartfelt community @ CustomInk. Compensation and professional development could be better."

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3. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

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 (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"The job itself was torturous, but that’s just customer service. There were many women in leadership positions, and networking groups for female employees—which I participated in..."

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4. The Advisory Board Company

3.8 stars

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 flexible work hours (4.3 stars).

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

"I have been working in the Performance Technology team for almost 2 years now. Being in Technology I always prepare myself for gender bias - working here I was pleasantly surpri..."

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5. Capital One

3.7 stars

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 (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"One of the best places I’ve ever worked."

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6. Genentech

3.7 stars

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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"my input and expertise are sought, valued, and respected. I have many incredible women who act as role models and mentors. I have never been called but by when I am assertive or..."

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7. Cengage Learning

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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

"They offer private breast pumping rooms, 3 months parental leave for both parents regardless of gender for a new baby or adoption. Inside sales reps can work from home once a mo..."

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8. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Very family friendly and healthy benefits. We are also encouraged by the recent appointment of Cathy Engelbert and Janet Foutty as the Deloitte LLP and Deloitte Consulting CEOs..."

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9. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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10. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"Southwest Airlines is checking all the right boxes to keep the company in a safe place in terms of supporting women in the workplace. Unfortunately, the airline industry (parti..."

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11. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"It is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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12. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

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 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:

"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 healthie..."

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13. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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 pro..."

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14. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

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 (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Dell's highlight is a flexible/connected workplace that gives employees a lot of autonomy with regard to their schedule. Great for busy people including mom's and dad's! Where D..."

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15. Humana

3.5 stars

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 wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"I was laid off but, really wanted to stay. Loved my job. 😔 Searching for another great opportunity. "

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16. Stryker

3.5 stars

Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ 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 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 ef..."

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17. Cigna

3.5 stars

Cigna is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Cigna hires almost more women than men, and almost the entire management of the underwriting department is female. They encourage women to join leadership programs and have all ..."

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18. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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 started my career with Accenture and it was an amazing journey of learning experience. Perfect blend of exploring new opportunities and fun at work place. I would love to join..."

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19. Terex

3.5 stars

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 (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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20. Lush Cosmetics

3.5 stars

Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics company with locations in the Richmond, VA 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:

"Pay could be better but the staff is overwhelmingly female and its a very friendly and welcoming place for anyone, regardless of gender."

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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 April 3, 2020.

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