BCG has a rich history of developing outstanding, influential female leaders. The proportion of female leaders at every level of our company is growing, and we are consistently recognized as one of the world’s best companies for women to work in.
Through our global Women’s Initiative, we offer best-in-class career development, mentorship, and networking programs to help you excel—personally and professionally. Meetings, conferences, and forums—like our regional Women’s Initiative Conferences and Working Mother Forum—connect you to a rich network of other successful women at BCG.
Flexible work options and our global PTO (Predictability, Teaming, and Open Communication) program help you make your work easier to predict, your schedule easier to plan, and your career more satisfying and sustainable.
Among BCG’s many awards and recognitions for our global Women’s Initiative:
“I am continually impressed by the sustained and visible commitment of BCG to our Women's Initiative, which aims to empower women across the company and provide them the support they need to fulfill their potential. I have personally felt its impact as I was welcomed and supported beyond expectations from the day I joined the firm. This collaborative spirit translates into a seamless access to a global network of experts which has already allowed me to develop unique perspectives and effective solutions for my clients.”
“I am energized by the female role models at BCG: they make me aware of what I can achieve in my consulting career.”
“At BCG, I have taken two career breaks and transferred offices. As a new mother, I have appreciated the opportunity to take time off as well as to work part-time while continuing to develop my career.”
“Many of my friends have had to trade off personal development for flexibility, or meaning for security. I’m very lucky that my career can meet all these criteria.”
“With so many diverse backgrounds at BCG, there is no room for gender stereotypes.”
With a perfect score of 100, BCG has been named one of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” for seven straight years. We actively recruit top LGBT talent and provide a supportive environment for every employee at our company to become a leader for positive change. BCG’s LGBT Network offers you extensive career-development support and networking opportunities—including an annual conference—to connect with and learn from fellow LGBT professionals. Whether you choose to be public or private about your sexuality, BCG provides the support you need to grow as a person and as a professional.
“BCG is a place where I can be myself—where being gay never feels like an obstacle and, in fact, gives me access to a large network of exceptional individuals all over the world.”
“I have found BCG always thinks about what's right for the individual. I benefit from apprenticeship on my projects, mentorship in my local office, and the additional advantage of the support the LGBT Network.”
“LGBT Network was quick to include me in the community. Through this group, I have made connections in Boston and beyond.”
BCG works to recruit, develop, and retain top talent of African American, Asian, and Hispanic origin for our U.S. offices, and we offer a variety of mentoring and development programs designed to expand and enrich your career. Our diversity initiatives have earned numerous awards and recognitions, including Top 50 and Top 100 rankings from Diversity MBA and Black Enterprise magazines, respectively.
We support and sponsor numerous national conferences and organizations, including MBA JumpStart, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, National Black MBA Association, National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Asian MBA Leadership Conference and Career Expo, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Prep for Prep, and National Society of Black Engineers.
We also work with leading organizations to coordinate career and interviewing workshops, presentations, lunches, and other events to recruit top graduates. Through programs like Bridge to Consulting and Externships, we provide exposure and work experience to undergraduate diversity students.
“The Diversity Network has been critical to my professional and personal development at BCG. Most of my mentors and closest friends at BCG have come through the Network.”
“As a leader in the Ethnic Diversity Network, my top priority is to make sure members are having a great BCG experience: getting the mentorship we all need to succeed, and are feeling connected and supported by the Network and the firm.”
“Beyond a group of colleagues, I've found in the Diversity Network a group of true friends and mentors that have supported me personally and professionally during my time at BCG.”
“The Ethnic Diversity network is immensely important to me personally, and extremely important to the firm and to our clients. We are developing the leaders that will make the firm, and make our communities thrive in the short, medium and long term.”
“The Ethnic Diversity Network provides a platform for me to connect with other members at all levels across the region. It's a great way for junior consultants to find a mentor and grow their BCG network beyond their home office and practice-area interests.”
“Through regular mentorship connections and affiliation activities, the Diversity Network strengthens my professional network. It enhances my connections and empowers me to 'bring my whole self' to work.”
“Starting with the team that recruited me, the Network has been a source of support for my BCG career through mentorship and development, opportunities as well as way to create friendships beyond my office and case work.”
“As a leader in the Ethnic Diversity Network, my focus is on providing diversity candidates with the coaching, mentorship, and insights they need to succeed in the recruiting process and ultimately land a role at BCG.”