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Blackbaud Named a Leader on’s 2019 Top Companies for Women Technologists List

For the second consecutive year, Blackbaud has been recognized by as a Top Company for Women Technologists. Blackbaud joins a list of high-profile organizations including Bank of America, IBM, and Accenture. Blackbaud was included as a “Leader” in the Technical Workforce of 1,000-10,000 category.’s annual Top Companies for Women Technologists program is the only industry benchmark based on statistical analysis of employer data that measures technical employees using a standardized definition of the technical workforce. The program uses rigorous methodology to analyze data from participating organizations and produces insights across three key areas: representation, employee workplace experience and programs and policies.

In an announcement to employees, Blackbaud president and CEO, Mike Gianoni said, “One of our values, ‘We work as one,’ represents how much we value a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. This recognition is a result of you all living that value and continuing to prioritize how we include and respect each other at Blackbaud.”

Blackbaud’s diversity program, championed by Gianoni, is a focused and continually expanding effort spanning education, awareness, recruitment, empowerment, community involvement, and financial support. Blackbaud is proud to have employee-led affinity groups, including Women in Tech, Black Employees Encouraging Diversity (BLEND), Pride@Blackbaud, and Hispanic Organization for Learning & Advancement (H.O.L.A.). Additionally, Blackbaud conducts regular unconscious bias workshops and gender-pay equity audits. Blackbaud’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has received national recognition, including being named one of Forbes’ 2018 and 2019 Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes’ 2018 America’s Best Employers for Women and Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers, which is a recognition Blackbaud has received for four consecutive years.

Download the complete 2019 Top Companies Insights Report for additional data, insights, and methodology details.