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Making a Difference

12th August 2019

We know ICON as an innovative leader in drug and device development, and today we applaud them as a leader in the pursuit of workplace equality

Congratulations to ICON plc. Hot on the heels of the Forbes listing that ranked them number one among American CROs, today they are recognised as the leading employer for women in an anonymous and wide-ranging survey of American companies. Two thirds of the respondents were women, and the result is a glowing endorsement of ICON’s approach to diversity, pay equity and all-round respect for work/life balance.

The news is timely:

While many female role models are striding forward in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths-based careers, the overall percentages of women working in STEM roles is still unacceptably low:

We know ICON as an innovative leader in drug and device development, and today we applaud them as a leader in the pursuit of workplace equality. In all sorts of ways, they really are making a difference.