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The 20 Best Places to Work in San Mateo, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in San Mateo, CA 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 San Mateo, CA

Octane AI is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Octane AI:

"Joined octane AI a few months ago and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. The culture, the people, management, the role everything that I was looking for. So happy to have found such an amazing c…"

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Degreed is an e-learning company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (5.0 stars) and paid time off (5.0 stars).

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

"Degreed is the most woman-friendly company I've ever worked for, in the tech sector or otherwise. "

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Kink.com is an entertainment company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kink.com:

"Watching the evolution of this company in the 4 years I've been employed here has been inspiring. Our current culture is very supportive, inclusive, and compassionate. We are enab…"

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Lever is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

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

"Lever is the only company I've ever worked for where engineering consistently has over 40% of people that identify as women! Additionally, our CEO and 50% of management identif…"

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Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and flexible work hours (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Khan Academy:

"Khan Academy is one of the most supportive environments imaginable for women. It helps that there is equal representation of women on the senior leadership staff. From benefit…"

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Avail is a leisure, travel & tourism company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

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

"Avail genuinely is a great place to work - the company has built an inclusive culture, across gender, sexual orientation, age and ethnicity across all levels in the organization a…"

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Weebly is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.7 stars).

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

"I love working for weebly. Radical Respect is a value here and we really do live our values. It's been amazing seeing us focus on diversity, wellness, and respect here."

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Onward Search is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 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 Onward Search:

"I could not be happier as a woman working at Onward Search. I feel respected, valued and trusted in my role. This company has a very family-oriented feel which is what attracted m…"

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LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Genuine investment in professional growth and consistent promotion of women into leadership."

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Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (5.0 stars).

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

"I feel lucky to work for a company with such strong women leaders to look up to."

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Nasdaq is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

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

"Nasdaq has made great strides in the area of diversity in the last handful of years (our CEO and CFO are both women!!!)."

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Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sage Intacct:

"The culture and opportunities for women and men alike at Sage Intacct are phenomenal."

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Baird is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, CA 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).

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Databricks is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

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

"Very supportive leadership with a recent focus on improving our Diversity & Inclusion efforts. I feel like I have what I need to do my best work and the flexibility to support my …"

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Even is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"I love working at Even and I love the people I work with! 🤗"

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Squarespace is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"There are more women leaders now than 2 years ago. They are amazing and wonderful role models of calm, compassion and fierceness. We have stellar female leads in technical are…"

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Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"This company is amazing! Diverse and inclusive! They know how to take care of and support their employees."

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Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, CA 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 Synchrony:

"Offering 6 weeks paid parental leave for men & women (in addition to 6-8 weeks for mothers that have birth) including adoptive parents is a huge deal! Grateful to look up to our f…"

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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"Palo Alto Networks is inclusive to all women at offices and remote workers. As a remote manager, it is important to understand all the events, opportunities and benefits that are…"

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Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.7 stars).

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

"Procore is by far, the BEST company I've ever worked! Everyone here truly cares about each other and making Procore even better than it already! "

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