TORONTO - March 27, 2019: Today, Ada is proud to announce that it has been named on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ for Women. Ada received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.
The list of Best Workplaces™ for Women is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®. The data has a 90% confidence and a plus or minus 5% margin of error.
To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year, have a minimum of 15 female employees, and at least 90% of employees agree that their workplace is safe and people are treated fairly regardless of their gender. We determined the best based the overall Trust Index score from female respondents, as well as their programs and practices that promote the fair treatment and advancement of women.
Great Place to Work® will also release a joint publication with WE EMPOWER programme of the UN Women, European Union and the International Labour Organization, on March 27, 2019 in Toronto.
In line with UN Women’s theme for the recent International Women’s Day ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’, this publication considers ways in which the private sector can advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, while providing tangible examples of empowerment in the workplace that support and foster innovation by all. This publication, Empowering Women for Innovation and Business Success, makes a Canadian benchmarked highly compelling, data driven case that organizations with high trust & inclusive workplace cultures are achieving greater and faster rates of success by engaging all of their employees in the innovation process.
“At Ada, we’re inspired by our namesake Ada Lovelace, whose legacy reminds us to challenge norms and bring new thinking to our industry,” said Chelsea MacDonald, Head of People at Ada. “We foster an open culture where concerns are voiced and ideas are shared to create a more inclusive workforce. We are working towards welcoming more women to Ada, and are committed to ensuring that women at Ada and in the Toronto tech industry are encouraged, supported and celebrated,” she continued.
Ada’s AI-powered platform makes it simple for non-technical teams to build an automated customer experience chatbot that saves time, reduces costs, and improves engagement. Headquartered in Toronto, Ada enables clients around the world, like TELUS, Coinbase, and Upwork, to provide their customers with 24/7 personalized support in more than 100 languages.
To learn more about Ada and how organizations are shifting to an automation-first customer experience strategy, visit ada.support and request a demo today. We’re hiring - check out your new role here: Ada.support/careers.
About Great Place to Work®:
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Conducting the world’s largest workplace study, surveying over 8,000 organizations representing more than 10 million employees in more than 50 countries, GPTW provides tremendous understanding of effective business cultures and the increasingly complex marketplace. Through proprietary assessment tools and services, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces™ in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). GPTW provides the benchmarks and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplaces, and it supports clients as this accelerating pace of change compels organizations to continuously adapt, innovate and thrive.