Booz Allen Hamilton Again Named a “100 Best Company” by Working Mother
For the 18th consecutive year, Booz Allen Hamilton was named to the prestigious list of “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. The firm was recognized for “outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.” For the fourth year Booz Allen also appeared in the “Best Companies Hall of Fame,” which honors “heavy hitters” that have made the list for 15 or more years.
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attracts the best talent.”
Betty Thompson, Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Personnel Officer said of the award: “for 18 years, Working Mother magazine has recognized us for building a culture where talented, working women, caregivers and working parents can thrive. From our advancement-oriented Women’s Agenda to flexible schedules, telecommuting options, and leave programs, to our ‘PowerUP’ campaign that encourages employee wellness – we make it a priority to ensure our employees enjoy the richness of a work-life balance.” She added: “Our family-friendly environment propels both our people and our company to succeed.”
Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media, says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to support working moms and all diverse families. In 2016, fully paid leave offerings have grown to an average of 9 weeks, up from 8 last year. The Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and professionally.”
The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.