Our People

We greatly value inclusion, diversity and encourage the mutual respect of others. We condemn all forms of racism, discrimination, hatred and inhumanity. These toxic forces undermine the values we hold dear and work exhaustively to cultivate in our company and our communities.


What I really want is for employees to feel as though they have a vested interest in inclusion, equity and diversity. This work is not just for “underrepresented” groups. There’s something for everyone.

Dr. Shirley Knowles Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer
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Progress Named Top Employer

Progress has been consistently recognized as a best employer. In 2022, the company was named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal, and one of America’s Best Midsize Employers by Forbes. It further achieved Best Employer certifications in Bulgaria, India and The Netherlands.

Celebrating Inclusion and Diversity at Progress

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERG) are employee-led networking groups that celebrate the diversity within the Progress community, increase appreciation of different cultures, help inform our I&D efforts and strengthen our business overall.

Building Leadership Skills Across Our Company
Building Leadership Skills
Across Our Company

As part of our many career development initiatives, managers take part in our LEAD Management Development Program, a custom-built learning experience created specifically for Progress managers. At its heart, the program is a learning experience with a single-word focus: LEAD.

Progress Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Employee-led networking groups actively foster inclusivity and celebrate the diversity of the
Progress community.


Connecting Asian Pacific Islanders to learn, grow and make a difference.


Nurturing an environment that will strengthen the professional advancement of Black Progress employees.


Fostering the Progress LGBTQIA+ community.

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Focused on the enablement of people with different abilities at Progress.

Progress for Her
Progress for Her

Empowering women at Progress.

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Unidos en Progress

Elevating the Hispanic/LatinX population within Progress and in the community.


Cultivating an inclusive community of veterans, reserve service members and military families at Progress and our local communities.

Awards and Accolades

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HR Distinction Awards
Progress Receives Best Employer Certification in Bulgaria and in the Netherlands
Progress Receives Four Recognitions at the 2021 American Business Awards
2021 Boston Globe Top Places to work
Top Tech Company Culture
Top Tech Company Leadership
Top Tech Company Inclusivity
Great Place to Work Certified in India
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