KnowBe4 ranks number two on the #GirlsClub’s annual list of the Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has been ranked number two on #GirlsClub’s 2022 Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work list.
According to #GirlsClub Founder, Lauren Bailey, “We’re pleased to recognize companies making efforts to recruit, support, and promote diversity in their workplace. Today’s employees are savvy researchers, and we hope this list will help women target companies where they will be happy to grow their careers.“
All companies on the list went through an initial nomination round where employees shared how their company supports its female workforce, from paid maternity leave benefits, to offering ongoing training and development, to promoting pay equity, and more.
The main criteria used when comparing applicants and selecting the companies to include on this year’s list were:
- Overall total number of votes
- Partnerships with programs like #GirlsClub to support their female workforce
- Number of DEI awards or other similar types of awards/list recognition received
- Number of women on their leadership team and diversity of their workforce
#GirlsClub received votes from over 2,400 employees at more than 155 companies across the globe.
“KnowBe4 is committed to supporting women within our organization by providing a variety of inclusive opportunities, benefits and spaces within our workforce and in the tech community,” said Kelly Barrena, VP of global talent brand and outreach, KnowBe4. “Some of these opportunities include our Women in Tech employee resource group, scholarship opportunities, paid parental leave, opportunities for career advancement and more. Additionally, KnowBe4 is proud to partner with #GirlsClub for the third consecutive year as of 2023 to provide two scholarships for the #GirlsClub sales-focused leadership training program. KnowBe4 is grateful to have earned votes for our ranking and recognition on this year’s list.”
For more information on KnowBe4’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and more, visit https://www.knowbe4.com/careers/diversity.
See the #GirlsClub 2022 Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work list here.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 54,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as their last line of defense.
#GirlsClub is committed to changing the face of sales by empowering more women to earn roles in leadership, helping reverse the zero-growth trend of women leaders in sales. They address this by providing a cross-company community plus a six-month, exclusive training program for women who are either an aspiring sales manager ready to advance their career or an existing sales manager who needs more skill development, mentoring, or support. Learn more about #GirlsClub here: https://wearegirlsclub.com/