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

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Roanoke, 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 Roanoke, VA

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Roanoke, 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 has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, wom…"

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Roanoke, 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:

"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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Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Roanoke, 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 (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Great company for women. If you work hard, you will find success."

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Roanoke, 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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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Roanoke, 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:

"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 d…"

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Mars is a food production company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 stars).

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

"Mars is an amazing place for women. As a woman in engineering I was given many opportunities to progress in my career and mentors to provide guidance."

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, 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:

"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 bigges…"

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Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"It’s a great place to work. We are in the middle of our merger so things are changing but honestly it’s been a smooth transition so far. In non-productivity roles the hours are fl…"

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The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 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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Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"You start with 5 weeks of PTO and they give 16 weeks of paid family leave. You are immediately assigned a mentor who you speak with at least once a month. There are awesome social…"

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Rackspace is an information technology and services company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"This company emphasizes work life balance. I have never worked in an environment until now that I don't feel guilty when taking care of my kids. I can see myself here for the rest…"

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Roanoke, 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 Goodwill Industries of the Valleys:

"Goodwill has been given me the hand up that I have been patiently waiting for. Thankyou Goodwill."

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Mutual of Omaha is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and support for diversity (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mutual of Omaha:

"We have a lot of female minorities in leadership roles."

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McGraw-Hill Education is an education management company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for McGraw-Hill Education:

"It really is a good overall company to work for including a diverse culture of the people as well as benefits and compensation package."

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inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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Aflac is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"Aflac is a great opportunity for anyone who is willing to get out and just do a good job. The hardest part is keeping your personal and work separate. My home and my car was my o…"

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American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Roanoke, 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 American Cancer Society:

"Very female-driven and female-supportive environment."

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Pearson is an education management company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"I've worked on muy role for five years, I love my job, i love my boss, I love my team. I get to work remote, they are very accepting of women and we are treated as equals. "

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Mondelez International is a food production company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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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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