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The 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity 2017

Fortune’s annual list of companies in the U.S. doing the most to create inclusive cultures for minorities, LGBT employees, and women.

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The Best Workplaces in Diversity offer the very best workplace experiences according to the diverse employees who work there. To determine the list, Great Place to Work got feedback from 442,624 employees on more than 50 survey questions anonymously rating their employers.

For the purposes of this list, “diverse” employees were anyone who identified as a racial/ethnic minority, female, LGBTQ, disabled, or who was born in 1964 or earlier. We compared the experiences these employees reported to that of their colleagues, focusing on areas that the data revealed the most differentiation in their daily workplace experience. We also considered the degree of representation in the organization.

Rankings were driven by diverse employees’ feedback. To be considered, companies had to meet the Great Place to Work-Certified standard, have at least 50 employees, and their survey results needed at least a 95% confidence level, and a 5% margin of error or better.

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Fortune’s annual list of companies in the U.S. doing the most to create inclusive cultures for minorities, LGBT employees, and women.

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Marriott International

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Employees say:


“What I love most about Marriott is that it is an equal opportunity company. You can work your way up from dish washer to general manager if you have the tenacity to work hard to get to the level you want.”


“As a woman, I have been very privileged to work with many fantastic female leaders at this company. They have certainly paved the way for my success and provided a great example of how to be a great female leader.”


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Company Info

HQ Location Bethesda, Md.
Industry Hospitality
Employees 136781
Year Founded 1927
# Work Sites 816
Web Address
Revenue (Most Recent Year) $17072 million


Minorities 65%
Minority Executives 15%
Minority front-line managers 47%
Minority mid-level managers 29%
Women 54%
Women Executives 33%
Women front-line managers 55%
Women mid-level managers 47%
Boomers or older 28%

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