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Women prosper at Fannie Mae

Company lauded for its high-ranking female execs, work-family programs

Fannie Mae again was ranked among the top 30 companies for offering women the best opportunities for success, according to the National Association for Female Executives. The sixth annual ranking of leading companies found companies in the top 30 actively work to retain women by offering opportunities to grow and advance, and offer a work culture where female executives can prosper while attaining work-life balance. The list ranks publicly held Fortune 100 companies with at least two women on the board of directors and a significant percentage of women in senior management positions. NAFE selected the top 30 based on some of the following criteria: high proportion of women at all levels; tenures of high-ranking women; increased work-family programs; programs and policies that ensure job training and job rotation while enforcing accountability for grooming women for upper management positions; and a steadily increasing percentage of women in senior management. NAFE also looked at h...

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