Digital media and technology companies have a strong track record in recognizing and advancing women into the C-suite. At Getty Images, nearly half our workforce and a third of our senior leaders and executive team are women who lean in – with passion and talent – to bring work by inspiring and gifted photographers, filmmakers, illustrators and musicians to the world’s attention. Our customers in the media and creative fields use this content to inform, entertain, educate and inspire, and as Lean In’s digital content partner, we’re proud that our resources will to help inspire women to pursue their ambitions.
10x10 is devoted to educating girls around the world. We understand the transformative power of education in a girl’s life, and the enduring impact it has not only on her, but on her family and community. Together, we can spur transformative change. Everyone should be a part of this revolution.
2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women who serve on US company boards to 20% or greater by 2020. Engaging thousands of supporters throughout the world, we are leaning in to promote the advancement of women to the highest ranks in American business.
500 Startups is leaning in because we have invested in over 70 women founders – featuring many successful CEOs – such as Victoria Ramson from WildfireApp. Not only are we investing, but we have also made a call to all other women to invest and support each other; so far, over 100 women have committed.
99designs is leaning in because we believe everyone, regardless of gender, should have equal access to opportunities in entrepreneurship and beyond. Our graphic design platform empowers thousands of female entrepreneurs around the world – from independent designers to small business owners to executives – by providing critical resources they need to succeed.
It is the fundamental incompatibility of family and career inherent in today's system of employment and work practices that keeps so many young and well-trained women from being successful. Women will have to lean in and fight for a change. Our initiative A.T. Kearney 361°– The Reinvention of the Family is actively supporting and encouraging them to do so.
Dr. Martin Sonnenschein, Managing Director Central Europe
AARP is committed to cultivating and highlighting strong leaders, from entry level to the executive team. We are excited to integrate Lean In's educational materials and community connections into our organization's training portfolio.
Accenture is leaning in by encouraging and supporting our women as they create individual paths that work for them. We recognize their definitions will change over time, and we strive to support their journeys through our ongoing commitment to development and advancement.
We believe that when girls and women are empowered, the world is better off. This is why our female-founded company generates funding for girls sports organizations around the world, improving girls' health, well-being and confidence. We also seek opportunities to empower the members of our team to recognize and develop their strengths and passions.
At Amazon, we lean in to challenge ourselves to develop as leaders by building things that matter. We solve problems in new ways and value calculated risk-taking; many decisions are reversible. Bold directions that inspire results help us to think differently and look around corners for ways to serve our customers.
Jeff Wilke, Senior Vice President Consumer Business
At American Express, we believe having more women in senior leadership is critical to fostering an environment that embraces diverse opinions and empowers all employees to reach their full potential. It’s this spirit of inclusiveness that helps us make better decisions today to drive our growth for tomorrow.
a16z is leaning in because we want to see more women at the helm of today's fastest-growing companies. Gender-balanced leadership teams are critical to building successful, global companies that can attract top talent and meet consumer demands.
The Anita Borg Institute ensures that women in technology help transform the way the world works, learns and plays. Research shows that development teams which include both women and men deliver higher levels of innovation.
Nothing will increase the productivity of the world more than unlocking women’s ability to meaningfully contribute all of their skills, talents and ideas on a global basis. AOL is getting behind Lean In because there are important things in life to support, and this is one of them.
Wiley's partnership with Lean In helps us to build a stronger and more inclusive organization to compete successfully in today's rapidly evolving markets. Our female colleagues gain access to resources, global networks, and opportunities they need to develop the skills, knowledge, and contacts needed for success.