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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. ― Novant Health is recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best Employers for Women 2020. The prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Novant Health is the only healthcare system in North Carolina to be recognized on the list and Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list.
“At Novant Health, diversity and inclusion is one of our five core values,” said Tanya Blackmon, executive vice president and chief diversity, inclusion and equity officer for Novant Health. “It’s not only something we value and embrace with our patients, but something we value in our team members. As an organization with a majority female workforce, we are focused on leveraging the strengths and talents of our female team members to ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Women are a driving force in the success of Novant Health and we are honored to be recognized by Forbes’ for our efforts.”
Novant Health continues to support the growth of female team members through initiatives including, but not limited to:
Over 75,000 U.S. employees, including 45,000 women, participated in the independent survey designed to shed light on issues relevant to women in the workplace. Participants assessed their companies according to the following: discrimination, family support, flexibility, parental leave, pay equity, and representation and career. Additionally, participants evaluated other employers in their respective industries on gender issues, from which only the recommendations of women were considered.
For a complete list of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best Employers for Women 2020, click here.