To be considered for the NAFE Top Companies or Top Nonprofits list, companies must have a minimum of two women on their board of directors as well as at least 1,000 employees. Criteria reviewed during the application process include female representation, hiring, attrition and promotion rates and advancement programs. Special attention is also paid to women at the highest ranks and those with profit-and-loss responsibility.
At Northwestern Memorial 67 percent of the leadership team is comprised of women and 78 percent of the total workforce is women. Programs and benefits at Northwestern Memorial include career development, quarterly women’s leadership networking events, mentoring programs, on-site childcare, tuition reimbursement and flexible scheduling.
Northwestern Memorial has also been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mothermagazine for 13 consecutive years.
For more information about the 2013 NAFE Top Companies and Nonprofits, visit www.nafe.com.