Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) has been named one of the 2023 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount, part of EAB, a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, for its commitment to supporting and developing women leaders throughout its health system.
This annual survey recognizes the top 80 companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting multicultural women in the United States.
“This recognition celebrates our ministry’s commitment to growing and advancing the careers of multicultural women throughout our organization,” said Odesa Stapleton, chief diversity and inclusion officer for Bon Secours Mercy Health. “We are honored to be a best company for multicultural women and believe that our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion strengthens our health system to better connect with our patients, communities and each other.”
Since 2023, Seramount’s Best Companies for Multicultural Women has tracked corporations’ progress in creating cultures that encourage multicultural women to join and rise through the ranks. This year’s survey continued to assess progress for women by specific racial/ethnic groups as well as factors influencing that progress, including mental health, anti-racism progress and participation in mentoring and sponsorship programs.
The 2023 Best Companies for Multicultural Women employ about 3.9 million people at 39,810 work sites in every state across 16 industries: chemical, consumer products, financial or property and casualty insurance, financial services, health insurance, hospitality, hospitals/health care, manufacturing, media, Internet, advertising, nonprofit/not-for-profit, pharmaceuticals, professional services/management consulting/accounting, retail and apparel, science/technology/engineering/ aerospace/medical devices, telecommunications, transportation services and utilities.