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Elastic recognized by Fairygodboss as the “Best Technology Company for Women” two years running

For the second year in a row, we've been named the Fairygodboss Best Tech Company For Women! Plus, we were recognized as a leader in two other categories for empowering women in the workplace.

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Four unexpected benefits of working in a distributed engineering org

We asked Elastic engineers why they value being able to work in the way that works best for them. Many cited the usual challenges of office work — but they also identified a few less obvious benefits of working for a distributed company.

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Someone Like Me | When there’s diversity, my work is better

David Ricordel, a consulting architect, says: “The diversity at Elastic is visible, which makes it safe for people like me to come as we are and dedicate our energy to our work.”

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Someone Like Me | How I pivoted to a new career and found support sharing my whole self at work

Brittany Joiner, a demand generation associate turned frontend developer, says: “You can bring your whole self to Elastic, whether that involves a career transition or feeling comfortable sharing your story with colleagues.”

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Pride @ Elastic | Feeling seen and safe as a trans woman

It’s important to know how a company’s culture can empower you to bring your whole self to work. In celebration of Pride Month, Kiley Davidson, IT Systems Engineer, shares how Elastic's culture allowed her to come out and thrive as a trans woman.

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How diverse perspectives create a better workplace — and product

We talked to Bhavya Raju Mandya about her role as a quality assurance engineer at Elastic, and how looking at things from the perspective of others fosters greater empathy within the company.

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Why accessibility matters to someone like me

In this edition of Someone Like Me, we talk to Bill McConaghy, senior manager of software engineering on Kibana, about the Accessibility Working Group at Elastic, and what it’s like to work for a company that’s striving to develop a disability inclus

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Owning his voice, no matter the accent

Nikko Jocson, senior IT support technician at Elastic, speaks about his career path, accents, and how Elastic allows him to bring his authentic self to work.

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How finding time for cooking and culture helps forge better connections at work

Elastic visual designer Kathy Chen talks about rediscovering her heritage through traditional Chinese cuisine, and how sharing her discoveries at Elastic has given her a sense of belonging at work.