Diversity Woman Magazine

WIN 2019

Leadership and Executive Development for women of all races, cultures and backgrounds

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d i v e r s i t y w o m a n . c o m W i n t e r 2 0 1 9 D I V E R S I T Y W O M A N 33 • Mentorship programs • High percentage of female workforce • High percentage of female managers • High percentage of promotions to manager level and above went to women DW 's BEST 100 B Y E D D I E L E E D IVERSITY WOMAN PROUDLY RECOGNIZES 100 companies that have made women's leadership development not just a priority but also an important part of their corporate identity. Against the backdrop of a social climate that's actively empowering women and making their voices heard, helping female employees find success and thrive is becoming increasingly important in today's professional landscape. Through thoughtful action and positive results, the companies on this list have helped to set the standard. As competitive as this year's list was, the expectation should be that future editions will see the metrics for women in the workplace continue to improve, with more companies vying for a spot. Although there is still work to be done to strengthen women in corporate America, this upward trend is encouraging. We celebrate these organizations for doing their part to help hardworking women accomplish new achievements and soar to greater heights in their careers. Companies for Women's Leadership Development Methodology The criteria used to choose the top 100 companies for woman's leadership development focused on the following eight areas: Companies, arranged alphabetically here, were evaluated and considered based on how many different areas of criteria they fulfilled, their metrics in those areas, and their larger history and progress in women's leadership development. • Strong female presence on board • Family friendly • Women included in succession planning • Female CEO B EST 100 COMPANIES F O R W O M E N O F A L L R A C E S , C U L T U R E S & B A C K G R O U N D S L E A D E R S H I P & E X E C U T I V E D E V E L O P M E N T

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