McLean, Virginia-based Hilton Topped The List Of ‘Best Workplaces For Women’

Fortune Magazine has announced its annual list of 75 Best Large Workplaces for Women this year and Hilton is at the top of that list. At Hilton, 53% of the company’s nearly 56,000 employees are women, 51% are in management and 29% of Hilton’s executive positions are held by women. On the last year’s list, Hilton was at no. 14.

Hilton Hotel

According to, “Three other locally-based companies are on this year’s list. Vienna-based Navy Federal Credit Union ranks No. 9 this year. Of its 16,000 employees, 67% are women and 42% hold executive management positions. Bethesda, Maryland-based Marriott International is No. 19 on this year’s list. Of its 133,000 employees, 54% are women and 35% hold executive and executive management positions. McLean-based Capital One ranks No. 65 on the list. Of its 48,000 employees, 53% are women and 7% hold executive management positions. Women hold 40% of its nonexecutive management positions.”

Matt Schuyler, chief human resources officer at Hilton, said, “Women at Hilton — from hotel team members to corporate executives — help provide the hospitality our guests expect. To ensure they’re empowered to be their best, it’s important that we create meaningful opportunities and an inclusive environment.”

As per, “Fortune’s annual list is based on an anonymous survey of large company employees and includes 60 questions covering everything from company values to the effectiveness of leadership and how well women are represented in the workforce and in management.”

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.