How These Companies are Recognizing International Women’s Day 2022

How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

We’ll be spotlighting the women of RingCentral and highlighting charitable causes close to our hearts through special events, panels, blogs, social media outreach, and a landing page. We’ll be releasing content throughout Women’s History Month around the theme of breaking the bias on the road to equality, kicking off with International Women’s Day.

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Some of the initiatives supporting female and minority employees at RingCentral include our RingCentral SaaSy Women Employee Resource Group, our Women & Allies Leadership Coalition, our Transition N2 Tech hiring initiative, and our HBCUs L.E.A.D. program for college students. Our C-suite is now made up of 27% women. On top of this, 25% of our Board of Directors and 32% of our VPs are women. Across the company, 37% of all employees are female. There’s a long way to go, but these figures show we’re on that journey.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

GE Power will be celebrating women’s contributions through the GE Women’s Network and through our ongoing efforts to operationalize representation so our workforce accurately reflects the diversity of the communities where we live and work, ensure pay equity for all, and leveraging data to help Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) like the GE Women’s Network play a bigger role in hiring, training, and retaining our employees.

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The GE Women’s Network was created in 1997 to attract, develop, inspire, and retain female professional talent. The Network exists for women working at GE to cultivate their leadership skills, business practices, personal contacts, and career opportunities. By engaging and developing their membership in areas such as technology, operations, and commercial roles, the Network promotes leaders who will ensure both their career success and GE’s growth as a company. From early age programs such as GE Girls, focused on middle school, to partnerships with the Society of Women Engineers and GE’s support through scholarships, the Network’s reach is extensive.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

Our Vertafore Cares Committee has put together an article with resources across office locations to help women and girls in our communities. We offer Volunteer PTO and encourage our employees to take time to make a difference in their community. Our CTO, Liz Nguyen, was recently featured in an article titled “Women Insurance Leaders” about being a woman in InsurTech and how she got into the industry.

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Vertafore has an Employee Resource Group called Women of Vertafore, whose goal is to help women navigate workplaces, provide professional development and networking opportunities, create community, empower women, and more. It’s a place for women and their allies to join forces to help women succeed in our historically male-dominated industry. This month’s Women of Vertafore meeting will have a guest interview with our CTO, Liz Nguyen. They will also be introducing our new chair members, discussing our vision for the year, and planning events to come.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

Ocrolus will recognize women’s impact on our team, fintech, and the world on International Women’s day and throughout Women’s History Month. To kick things off on International Women’s Day, we’ll be hosting an internal networking lunch and partnering with Kiva to match microloans to female entrepreneurs. We’ll also host two informal Q&A sessions with female executives to provide mentorship and guidance to teammates advancing their careers. Ocrolus is working towards having 35% women in its workforce, which is why we’re also launching a Double Referral Bonus Program for the month of March, wherein if any teammate refers a female and they get hired, they receive a double referral bonus. Furthermore, we’re putting together a video in the month’s theme of #BreaktheBias, where women team members share difficulties they’ve been able to surpass and the advice they can offer women going through the same things.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day is an exciting and significant day at Meltwater, but we also recognize and celebrate the successes of women globally throughout the year. In fact, based on employee reviews, Meltwater won Comparably awards for both Best Company for Women and Best CEOs for Women in 2021. This year for IWD, we are profiling female leaders at Meltwater in our Women in Leadership video series, where they share insights on their careers, experiences as a woman in the workplace, leadership principles, and advice for aspiring leaders. Look out for that series on Meltwater’s social channels. Throughout the month, we are planning events for employees on the theme of Allyship to invite all employees at Meltwater to join the conversation and learn how they can be better allies and support women at Meltwater.

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Meltwater is committed to an inclusive environment that allows all employees to thrive, and we are proud to say that women make up 50% of our global employee base (which includes our friends and colleagues in the transgender and non-gender conforming communities). Meltwater offers competitive family leave benefits, designed to give employees the time they need to return to work. Supporting women and elevating the conversation about gender equity is also infused in our culture. Through the “Women in Tech” initiative at Meltwater, the company supports employees in discussing issues that are affecting women in the workplace. Women in Tech hosts guest speakers each quarter ranging from top business executives, tech entrepreneurs, diversity leaders, and mental health experts to engage employees in these important topics and provides inspiration for the Meltwater team to become the best leaders, mentors, and allies that they can be.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

The Women In Technology employee resource group (WIT) at Vista is hosting multiple celebrations to recognize women throughout the entire month of March. Along with multiple events planned by these volunteers, such as a panel discussion with female leaders across Vista and Cimpress and Women’s History Month-themed trivia, WIT is encouraging Vista employees to give shoutouts to women they admire and want to recognize throughout the entire month. WIT will also be featuring woman-of-the-week posters, honoring various women throughout history.

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Vista has a dedicated employee resource group, Women in Technology (WIT), that is dedicated to building a supportive community for women and allies across Vista, Cimpress, and the technology industry. Vista also encourages new mothers to join our Career Moms Group which socializes, empowers, and advocates for families as they navigate the trials and tribulations of balancing home and career lives. Additionally, Vista offers amazing benefits including mothering rooms in our collaboration centers, free Care.com memberships with access to emergency backup care days, and adoption, surrogacy, and fertility reimbursements for eligible team members.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?


This year for Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, our employee resource group for women, Women In the Neighborhood (WIN), is hosting a fireside chat with our CEO, Sarah Friar, to provide advice and inspire women in the workplace. WIN will also host our company-wide All Hands meeting to share and celebrate real and personal stories from some inspirational women at Nextdoor. We will also be hosting a virtual kickboxing class to get our women at Nextdoor to kick ass together!

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In addition to our dedicated employee resource group for women and gender minorities, Nextdoor is extremely proud of the strong female leadership and that 50% of our board members are female. To further support females, WIN provides mentorship, allyship, and companionship across the globe for our employees. We also include support for family formation (egg freezing, adoption, IVF, surrogacy) through Carrot and offer coaching sessions through Modern Health to provide the necessary resources for women at Nextdoor to thrive in the workplace.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

Waste Connections employees in the US and Canada are encouraged to participate in the “Break the Bias” theme for International Women’s Day. Our company is reminding employees of our prerecorded Diversity & Inclusion eLearning courses. We will specifically highlight these classes: “Becoming a Bias Interrupter”, “Uncovering Implicit Biases”, “Be Sure to Check Your Blind Spots” and “A Change Can Start With You”. The Waste Connections Women’s Network will provide resources to the 800+ members as well as ask its members to share specifically what they will be doing in 2022 to help #breakthebias.

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The Waste Connections Women’s Network, WCWN, is an employee resource group that supports our female employees across the US and Canada. WCWN strives to Inform, Connect and Empower its members by providing career and personal life tips and strategies as well as opportunities to meet other women in the company. The WCWN receives guidance and executive sponsorship from the CFO Mary Anne Whitney and SVP Sue Netherton.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?


In the spirit of working together to recognize the contributions of women, our Inspiring Women Employee Resource Group is leading our company in a month of learning. We’re starting with a #BreakTheBias photo campaign, with proceeds going to an employee-selected charity. Tiffany Shimek, SHRM-SCP, is speaking about self-awareness and personal brand, and Realtor.com Senior Product Designer Julie Brody is speaking on mental health and motherhood. Teammates are attending the California Conference for Women and we’ll also host women’s history trivia.

Does your company have any programs in place that directly support female employees?


Yes, our Inspiring Women Employee Resource Group. Their mission is to identify and drive awareness, education, empowerment, and systemic change to create equality for all future and present women, femmes, and allies associated with Realtor.com by creating a safe, supportive, inspiring, and inclusive space from which we can work collaboratively.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

This year, we have partnered with Octosmos to create an immersive exhibit within Virbela’s virtual world showcasing Women in Technology. We have turned one of our office towers into a “Diversity in Tech” tower where each floor will highlight different women and diverse groups that have made a notable impact in tech. Throughout the month, we will use the Diversity in Tech Tower to host community events and panel discussions supporting women in tech.

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Leading Ladies of Virbela is a group formed by Virbela employees to support and connect the women working at the company. Supported by HR, this group hosts monthly meet-ups, networking events, and leads a Slack community group to create a safe space for open discussion. Women and allies at Virbela are all encouraged to join and share feedback on ways to improve our company culture and support the women working at Virbela.

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How will your company recognize women for this year’s International Women’s Day?

Clearcover will work to #breakthebias of gender through storytelling for International Women’s Day. Clearcover’s Equity Inclusion & Diversity Council (EIDC) is hosting a panel discussion consisting of female employees at various stages of parenthood ranging from non-parents, new parents, to single parents. The panelists will be asked to share their professional achievements along with the obstacles and gender bias they overcame along the way via Zoom.

Does your company have any programs in place that directly support female employees?

Clearcover currently has an Equity Inclusion and Diversity council as well as a Women of Clearcover Slack channel.

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