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The 20 Best Places to Work in Richmond, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 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 July 1, 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 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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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 female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Fidelity has a lot of great benefits for women but it is still such a male dominated company that there's always more to be done. "

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4. The Advisory Board Company

3.7 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:

"Lovely place to work. Great benefits and opportunities. I would still be there if they hadn't relocated my office. "

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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 (4.4 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"Cengage could certainly benefit from having more gender diversity on the executive team, but overall it is a fantastic place for women to work."

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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:

"It truly is a wonderful company full of many opportunities. In the Audit Department, all employees receive the same promotion track (2 years as a staff, 3 years as a senior, 3 y..."

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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:

"Women get paid equally to men here, which is a huge plus. Maternity issues could be better, especially for flight crew. Still great overall. We even have special women's grou..."

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11. 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:

"For Admin, its not a great place to work. Hierarchy is very important at AHA. They don't let you work from home (even if your manager is OK with it) unless its an emergency and ..."

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12. 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:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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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:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put i..."

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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:

"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 s..."

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15. Humana

3.6 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 (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"I am floored by how happy I am with my job. Companies like this only existed in my PR textbooks in college. My team and upper management are responsive, constructive and my bigg..."

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16. 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 overall is a very welcoming environment for individuals of all categories. Cigna has gone above and beyond what other organizations of its size have done in regards to pro..."

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17. 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 (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"For the first time in my career, I'm at a company where nobody tells you to smile. Everyone is actually focused on doing their job to ensure the best outcome for patients on the..."

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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:

"Would you be asking men the same questions? The questions you asked were important, but it seems like what makes a place great for a woman is fertility support, lactation rooms..."

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19. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications 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 (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"T-Mobile is a great company to work for with lots of benefits and education development."

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20. Amgen

3.5 stars

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 (4.4 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 awar..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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