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Published together with our partner Great Place to Work, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women rankings are based entirely upon feedback from more than 137,762 women at Great Place to Work–Certified companies.

Women completed our anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, including, for example, their assessment of how fairly they're treated regardless of gender, the quality and authenticity of communications with managers, and equitable pay and promotion practices.

Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 6% or less. Winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by being a great place to work for women, and has a workplace where women have high representation in the total employee population and in management positions. The 100 companies with the highest employee ratings and female representation were selected for the list.

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Acorda Therapeutics

John Blais

Employees say:

 

“We are unique in that all departments support each other, and share in on our successes as well as our failures. We are a team, and with team support, we are successful in our day-to-day workflow, as well as our major successes with our products (our end result).”

 

“We all support and respect one another regardless of our positions here. Also, management always recognizes a job well done.”

 

Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Industry Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Sector -
HQ Location Ardsley, N.Y.
Company Type Public
# Work Sites 2
U.S. Employees 546
Web Address http://www.acorda.com
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Women in the Organization

% of Women in the Company 54%
% of Women in Executive/Manager Positions 50%
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