Four Georgia companies named Black Enterprise's 'best companies for diversity' Aflac Inc. - Columbus, Georgia The Coca-Cola Company - Atlanta, Georgia Southern Company - Atlanta, Georgia UPS - Atlanta, Georgia "The strength of our nation is in its diversity. In order for America to fully realize its potential, African-Americans and other minorities must be an integral part of that equation—period," said Black Enterprise's Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

These are Georgia’s best employers for women, according to Fortune

Fortune recently released its list of the “Best Large Workplaces for Women,” and four Georgia-based companies made the cut. 

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For the round-up, the business magazine surveyed more than 4.6 million U.S. employees at companies with more than 1,000 workers. The 60-question survey focused on the participant’s workplace experiences compared to men, their daily opportunities for growth and innovation and the effectiveness of their leaders. 

About 15% of the ranking was based on how well women were represented in the workforce and throughout management. To be considered, companies needed to employ at least 50 women, with 20% of the women serving in non-executive manager roles and at least one serving as an executive. 

Hilton, the Virginia-based hospitality company, took the No. 1 spot with a total of 55,522 employees. About 53% of the workers are women, 51% of the women employees are in non-executive management and 29% of them are executives. 

The first Georgia-based company on the list at No. 21 was Insight Global, a staffing and recruitment corporation headquarted in Atlanta. Of its 2,923 employees, 69% of them are women. Although there are no women in management or executive positions, one employee wrote, “I love the amount of strong women leaders we have.”

Alston & Bird, also based in Atlanta, was No. 36. About 51% of the 1,610 employees at the law firm are women, and 50% of their women employees are managers.

At No. 46 was Jackson Healthcare in Alpharetta. Of its 1,403 employees, 70% are women, 60% of the women are managers and 42% of the women are executives. 

The last Georgia company highlighted was Delta Air Lines, which took the 67th spot. With 88,255 employees, 41% of them are women. About 33% of their women employees are managers and 21% of them are executives.

Want to find out what other businesses were praised? Take a look at the full list here

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