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The 20 Best Places to Work in Richmond, VA
As Rated by Women (October 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Richmond, VA is driven by ratings and reviews from the women who work at the companies mentioned.

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 October 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Richmond, VA

Smith & Nephew is a medical devices 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 support for diversity (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Smith & Nephew:

"I have worked here for 3 years and there are many things that I love about my Company but Iwould say having a female VP walk the hallways, answer emails and know every employee b…"

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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 (4.8 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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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 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:

"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 in …"

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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 (4.9 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 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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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 (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"I’ve been here a year and this is the best place I’ve ever worked. Fantastic policies on just about everything. My total compensation when you count my fitness reimbursement, heal…"

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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 women in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 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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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 family growth support (4.5 stars).

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (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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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Richmond, VA area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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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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PPD is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Richmond, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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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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 women in leadership (4.1 stars).

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

"This was the best company to work for. There was a little rigidity with scheduling, but my boss worked with me if I needed to leave early. I loved working at Fidelity"

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Microsoft is a computer software 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 support for diversity (4.4 stars).

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

"I've worked for and with Microsoft over many years. Even as the company continues to change and evolve, for the better it seems to me, I'll say that even during the rough patche, …"

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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 ability to telecommute (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"Excellent Employer "

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

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

"I love my job,but the commute to Chicago became difficult with the current situation. I have also been flying for 30 years and it has changed so much."

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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 flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

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

"Of the five leaders above my level in my personal chain, three of them are women. "

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Eaton is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Richmond, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Bethany Christian Services is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Richmond, VA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.7 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

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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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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 the people you work with (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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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 October 1, 2022.

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