Workfront Commits to Elevating Women’s Leadership Roles Within the Organization

May 9, 2017 Shelbi Gomez

Accepts Women’s Leadership Institute Challenge to ElevateHER

SILICON SLOPES, UT ­­— May 9, 2017 —Workfront®, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced that the company has accepted the Women’s Leadership Institute’s pledge to ElevateHER.  ElevateHER challenges Utah companies to commit to enhancing and elevating women’s leadership within its organizations.

“While women comprise roughly half of the population, less than 24% of leaders in technology are women," said Laura Butler, SVP of People and Culture at Workfront.

"Increasing gender equality in the workplace drives innovation, creates a contagious culture, and both these things positively impact our clients.”

Accepting the ElevateHER challenge is one of the many ways Workfront is stepping up its commitment to gender equality. Workfront recently made changes to its maternity and paternity policy, now giving women 12 weeks of paid leave and men 3 weeks. Workfront also offers anyone in the company up to $7,000 towards adoption fees. In the past year, there have been multiple “Lean In” chapters started up where women are encouraged to uplift and empower other women in the company.   Workfront is also an elite sponsor of Women in Tech, an organization that is built specifically for women working in STEM (Science Technology Engineering, and Math) positions.   The focus on increasing the influence of women is bolstered by the fact that 40% of Workfront’s current senior leadership team are women.

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Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront Enterprise Work Cloud is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric, and Trek. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Workfront_Inc.


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Shelbi Gomez

Shelbi is an experienced public relations professional with experience in both agency and corporate marketing environments. She currently guides brand awareness, market research, analyst relations, and customer content. She has nearly a decade of BtoB and BtoC experience helping companies tell their stories in the changing media landscape — in traditional media outlets, social media, and now through content marketing.

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