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Two Illinois-based companies named among best for multicultural women

Two Illinois-based companies named among best for multicultural women

Allstate and State Farm, both based in Illinois, are among 25 companies named this year as the best organizations for multicultural women by Working Mother magazine, a designation that recognizes the companies’ efforts in hiring, promoting and retaining women of color.

State Farm was among the top 10, Working Mother said, but it did not reveal specific rankings of the rest of the honorees. Accenture, which is based in Ireland but has a major presence in Chicago, was in the top five, along with IBM, KPMG, Procter & Gamble and Verizon.

In a statement, State Farm said it was proud to be included and that it “strives to be a company known for its commitment to diversity and...

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