OSF Healthcare named one of best employers for women in America – week.com

(WEEK) -- Forbes Magazine has named OSF Healthcareone of the best employers for women in the country for 2020.

Ranked #20 on the list, 77 percent of OSF Healthcare leaders (manager and above) are women, and more than 41 percent of OSF Healthcares cabinet of senior vice presidents and above is comprised of women leaders.

OSF Healthcare was the top Illinois health care system named to the list, and also ranks second highest nationally out of the 23 health care organizations included.

According to a release from OSF, Forbesteamedup withmarket research company Statista to survey more than75,000 U.S. employees45,000 of which are women. The independent survey focused on issues relevant to women in the workplace and was designed to shed light on their experiences.

I think it is well-deserved, said Michelle Conger, OSF Healthcarechief strategy officer and chief executive officer for OSF Saint Gabriel Digital Health. As an executive, I think its fabulous because we want women to feel empowered as they work for OSF."

"That culture can be great to attract talent, whether thats young women, or wherever you are at in your own career journey. This is a great honor, and I am really proud to be a leader here at OSF.

Participants of the survey assessed their companies according to important criteria including discrimination, family support, flexibility, parental leave, pay equity, representation and career growth opportunities.

Additionally, participants were asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industries that stand out either positively or negatively with regards to gender issues, from which only the recommendations of women were considered.

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