AnitaB.org (previously known as the Anita Borg Institute), a non-profit organization committed to increasing the representation of women technologists in the global workforce, named BNY Mellon to its 2017 Top Companies Leadership Index.
A total of 63 companies participated, representing more than 574,000 technical employees across multiple industries. The 27 companies featured on the Leadership Index scored above the average of all participants, demonstrating their commitment to creating an inclusive work environment.
“For the third year in a row, we are proud to be recognized for our commitment to recruiting, retaining and advancing women in technical roles,” said Lucille Mayer, Chief Information Officer of Client Experience Delivery at BNY Mellon. “Women are seeking opportunities where their technical skills will be tapped and valued. Being celebrated on the Top Companies Leadership Index demonstrates our progress combined with what we can continue to do to support women in technology.”
Every participating company is scored based on a set of seven metrics:
The representation of women in technical roles at:
No subjective data points are considered, just the numbers. According to this year’s Key Findings and Insights report, women’s representation in technical roles grew at all levels with the biggest increase in entry-level positions.