10 best companies for women by Colleen Leahey @FortuneMagazine March 5, 2015, 7:36 AM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons It has become trendy for companies to boast publicly about their efforts to provide more female friendly perks. Increased maternity leave (both paid and unpaid), telecommuting, job sharing—the list goes on. And just last year Apple and Facebook began offering financial aid to female employees undergoing cryo-vitrification. The underlying goal? To attract and retain the best female talent in a highly competitive industry. As many types of companies try to increase workforce diversity, the industries that traditionally attract more women workers (such as health care) continue to thrive. Thanks to a mix of great benefits, stable career paths, and supportive cultures, women make up 45% or more of the leadership positions at these 10 companies.