We have been recently ranked as the 9th place in Great Places to Work UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 in the UK, whilst also receiving our Great Places to Work UK accreditation. This is an amazing achievement by everyone at Team Lilli and a real testament to the culture we have built at Lilli which focuses on championing the amazing individuals we have at Lilli, regardless of their gender or background and creating a work environment that promotes a fully inclusive culture.
We wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate the wonderful women who strive to push the boundaries and make a difference to so many people’s lives with the work they do. Being recognised as a top 10 place UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 is truly incredible for a company that has grown from only 3 employees in 2021 to where we are now, and is a real showcase of the efforts of all of us at team Lilli in creating a forward thinking culture that supports all of our teammates to be their best authentic selves, and bring their best work to supporting Lilli’s mission to transform health and social care.
Following the fantastic news about our placement in the top 10 of UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022, we’ve gathered some of our teammates’s thoughts and feelings about working at Lilli, and what it means for them to work in an inclusive, equal and respectful workplace.
Hear why our team think we are one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022
Flexibility in the way we work
As a remote first company, we enable all of our employees the luxury of flexible working, so that they can feel comfortable with balancing work and life commitments.
“Lilli is a great place for women to work because you are empowered to use flexible and remote working to your advantage to put your life commitments first – no matter what you see as a commitment.”
Lydia Graham, People Coordinator
Versatility in our roles
As a rapidly growing scale-up, we are moving at tremendous speed as a business. Being able to work seamlessly across multiple departments and functions is a key skill of our staff, and what makes us push boundaries and break new ground in the health and social care sector.
“I love working here at Lilli, I’m encouraged to share my ideas, work with various departments on exciting projects and have fun whilst working every single day. We all work towards the company’s mission, and we genuinely care and want to make a difference to people’s lives in the real world and with our peers.
We have great female leaders here at Lilli, we are all supported and encouraged to get involved which is very rare to have and empowering for the rest of the girls. Lilli is a hidden gem.”
Lauren Starkey, Operations Coordinator
Collaboration is key
Collaboration is at the heart of our business, and we believe strongly in sharing knowledge between teams, asking questions, and working together to solve problems. There’s no egos, no gatekeeping, and no such thing as a silly question.
“I like working at Lilli because there is a collaborative, knowledge sharing culture in the engineering team. There isn’t any gatekeeping. No one makes you feel inferior for not having a computer science degree. There is no ego or one-upmanship. Questions are answered without condescension. Everyone wants to build the best product possible.”
Marija Trachtenberg, Front End Engineer
Being there for each other
Building a supportive team culture is what enables us to work together to solve problems, uplift and trust each other, and build a product that can help people live healthy, happy independent lives.
“I love working at Lilli because there is such a supportive and incredibly talented team and we are all pushing towards the same mission, to help people live independently.”
Sophie Rodrigues, Head of Product
“I enjoy working at Lilli because although I have been here for a short period of time, I can feel that there is a strong team culture with everyone working for the same end goal. Knowledge sharing occurs at all areas of the company and even at managerial level with someone always willing to help. The flexible work environment truly is that and the trust placed on employees to get the job done is admirable.”
Esther Ajiboye, Business Development Representative
A special culture
Lilli is truly a special place to be, and we owe it all to our fantastic team for bringing their positivity, progressiveness, and professionalism to work everyday. The culture here is special, and being selected as one of the top 10 UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 gives us even more motivation to continue building an inclusive, supportive, and welcoming workplace for all.
“Working at Lilli has given me something I never imagined was real, the chance to tell people how much I love my job. The team here, the culture we have created and the values we live by, allows everyone the opportunity to thrive and flourish in their roles. The opportunities available to us, for us to continually learn, ask questions with no fear and have a significant input into the incredible product we are creating makes Lilli a great place to work for all. I’m so unbelievably over the moon and incredibly proud of the culture and team we have built for it to be accredited by Great Places to Work UK and being listed as number 9 in UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 for small businesses, it’s just an amazing feeling knowing that we truly support women to do their best work and be their authentic selves in our organisation”
Sharn Aujla-Osborne, Head of People
A big thank you to Great Places to Work UK and UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 for hosting this initiative, and raising the importance of building organisations based on fairness, inclusivity and integrity to give equal voice and opportunity to all. You can find out more about the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 rankings here.
Join our team
If you are interested in working at Lilli and think you would be a great fit with our team, we have a number of role available across engineering that give you the opportunity to be your true self, develop your skills with support, and work on building an exciting purpose-led project to help people live healthier, happier lives.
Explore our open roles on our website here.