ATLANTA, GA– October 19, 2016– The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization focused on the advancement of women in computing, today announced the 2016 Top Companies for Women Technologists Leadership Index. The national benchmark program named 25 organizations as leaders in recruiting, retaining and advancing more women in technical roles. The winner will be announced in Houston on October 19 at the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing (GHC).
In its sixth year, Top Companies is a quantitative assessment that uses data supplied by participating companies and a rigorous statistical methodology to objectively score participants on a number of key metrics. This year, the Anita Borg Institute evaluated 60 companies with more than 1.4 million US employees, including 552,000 technologists across 10 industries, and found 25 companies that scored above the industry mean.