Atlassian has announced that it has been recognized in the ‘Top 100 Best Workplaces for Women 2021′ in the large companies category, by the Great Place to Work Institute. This recognition comes off the back of the company ranking #19in the prestigious 2021 Best Workplaces in India by the Great Place to Work Institute. The company was recognized for its unique work culture involving openness, teamwork, and innovation.
Atlassian, which established a local presence in 2018, has grown its office in Bengaluru into a world-class R&D center by hiring the smartest technical minds and intentionally creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. The company is working to support the women in tech community in India, thereby building a diverse and inclusive organizational culture. Atlassian’s annual women focused event – She Talks Tech, is an inspiring tech talk series which provides women in tech space to connect, network and learn from each other. Atlassian also supports a mentoring initiative where employees provide guidance to female engineering students from underprivileged backgrounds to help advance their careers.
“As a company committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are honored to be recognized as one of India’s best workplaces for women. We are on a mission to unleash the potential of every team – including our own. We know that only when we have nothing short of equity, will we truly be able to achieve this. We know we have a long way to go but I am proud of this recognition. It is a tribute to our fantastic team members,” said Dinesh Ajmera, Site Lead and Head of Engineering, Bengaluru, Atlassian.
Sonia Parandekar, Head of Engineering for Commerce, Bengaluru, Atlassian said, “Since first joining Atlassian more than three years ago, I’ve had the pleasure of working with and mentoring many of our talented female engineers who do brilliant innovative work every day. As our India site continues to grow at a fast pace, we want to hire the best female tech talent that India has to offer. For us, it’s about hiring but then also retaining. We are deeply invested in supporting our employees throughout all stages of their career. I am so proud that this ambition has been recognised with this award.”
This year, more than 712 organizations participated in the ‘India’s Best Workplaces for Women’ survey conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute in India, from which the top 100 workplaces for women were selected and recognized. The study is one of India’s largest annual assessments of workplace excellence for women across all levels and is based on confidential employee feedback and an audit of management processes.
Further, certified organizations were then studied basis Gender Parity in Experience & Representation across levels to arrive at India’s Best Workplaces for Women 2021. The Eligibility Criteria include – Having at least 10% women employees on their payroll and a minimum of 70% positive feedback on the Trust Index employee survey from women employees in the organization.