Kohl’s Named One of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women


Recognition further illustrates Kohl’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion

As a company committed to empowering more families through equity, diversity and inclusion, Kohl’s is proud to be named as one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media) — an honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting multicultural women in the United States. Since 2003, 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. The Best Companies for Multicultural Women results are determined based on representation; hiring, attrition and promotion rates; recruitment, retention and advancement programs; and company culture.

We spoke with some of our associates who shared their thoughts and personal experiences on Kohl’s ongoing efforts to create a culture of belonging. Continue reading to learn more. 

My experience at Kohl's is one filled with appreciation — I've felt supported, welcomed and encouraged to challenge the status quo in how we learn and make progress in creating a culture of inclusion and belonging. Being a leader in the DEI space, I’m proud to help create a culture where associates feel seen, valued and heard. That’s definitely something I've felt as a Kohl’s associate, and I am personally proud of the progress Kohl’s has made, and will continue to make, in this space.
— Samantha Maldonado, Kohl’s senior manager of diversity and inclusion

I enjoy working at Kohl’s because, since joining over 2 years ago, I have continued to feel welcome and valued. I feel a sense of support, not only from my leadership, but also through the opportunity to engage in business resource groups. I honestly believe there is genuine interest in my growth, development, and success in the organization.
— Yontel Love, Kohl’s human resources manager

Kohl's is a place where I feel welcomed, challenged, and comfortable to be myself. I enjoy working with people who encourage individuality and embrace diverse perspectives. I've grown so much as a leader because of the support and partnerships I've made throughout the years.  I'm proud to be part of an organization who genuinely cares about its people and their development. 
— Katei Choe, Kohl’s senior operations manager

To access the full list of 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women, click here, or, to learn more about Kohl’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, view Kohl’s 2020 ESG Report or visit Corporate.Kohls.com. For more information about how to join Kohl’s winning team, visit careers.kohls.com.