The largest study in India that celebrates organizations for fostering a sense of gender equity and equality
Bengaluru, September 30, 2021 – Atlassian Corporation Plc (NASDAQ: TEAM), a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software and the maker of Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello, today 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 #19 in 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.
Atlassian unleashes the potential of every team. Our team collaboration and productivity software helps teams organize, discuss, and complete shared work. Teams at more than 236,000 customers, across large and small organizations – including Bank of America, Redfin, NASA, Verizon, and Dropbox – use Atlassian’s project tracking, content creation and sharing, and service management products to work better together and deliver quality results on time. Learn more about our products, including Jira Software, Confluence, Jira Service Management, Trello, Bitbucket, and Jira Align at https://atlassian.com/.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best list published annually in Fortune. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™. To learn more, visit http://greatplacetowork.com.