9 Ways Johnson & Johnson Has Supported Women Since 1886

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June 16, 2024 at 2:31PM UTC
This article is authored by Johnson & Johnson, and was originally published on the Johnson & Johnson blog
Learn how the world's largest and most broadly based healthcare company has been empowering female employees, scientists and leaders—and improving the well-being of mothers around the world—since its founding 137 years ago.
1908.
That’s the year Johnson & Johnson hired its first female scientist—no small feat during an era in which fewer than 3% of women attended college.
Then again, this is hardly surprising for a company whose first 14 employees included eight women—and whose workforce today is nearly 50% female.
Take a look at a few important ways Johnson & Johnson has worked to advance and celebrate women both inside and outside the company for over a century.

*This story was updated in March 2023



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