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Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Named a Top 10 Nonprofit Company for Executive Women

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The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) has named Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) among the Top 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women for the tenth consecutive year. The list recognizes organizations that have that identify and advance women through their ranks.


“Northwestern Medicine’s culture supports its entire workforce in balancing career achievements and personal lives. We are proud that NM has earned recognition from NAFE for the past decade,” said Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.  “Northwestern Medicine remains committed to providing programs and benefits that support thriving careers for the diverse workforce across our health system.” 


At NMHC, 70 percent of managers and 80 percent of the total workforce are women. The organization focuses on promoting internal talent and continually invests in professional development opportunities for members of its workforce, as well as providing opportunities for tuition reimbursement for continuing education. Other programs and benefits at NMHC include networking opportunities, on-site childcare and flexible scheduling.


The 2018 NAFE Top Companies application surveyed companies on female representation at all levels, concentrating on high-level women. The vetting process includes tracking access and usage of programs and policies that promote the advancement of women as well as the training and accountability of managers in relation to the number of women who advance.


Founded in 1972, NAFE serves 20,000 members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top Companies list.


NMHC has also been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother magazine for 18 consecutive years. For information on careers at Northwestern Medicine, visit the career section of our website.


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