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Onwards HR certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise

Updated: Jun 17


June 1, 2021

ATLANTA, Ga.—Onwards HR, a data-driven separation platform that automates severance and mitigates human capital risk, recently received its certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Greater Women's Business Council Certification Committee, a regional partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Founded by Sarah Rodehorst and Janice Yu Edwards in 2017, Onwards HR is owned and operated by women. “We are honored to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise,” said Sarah Rodehorst, Co-Founder and CEO of Onwards HR. “We hope to help pave the way for other women entrepreneurs, especially in the technology space.”

The WBENC certification process included an in-depth review of the business and site inspection to confirm Onwards HR is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.

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About Onwards HR

Onwards HR is a separation automation platform that helps human resources teams automate back-office tasks, gain insight into compliance metrics, and simplify changes and approvals. The result is a streamlined separation process that provides a smarter, faster, and better experience for both employers and employees.


Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 17,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and more than 350 Corporate Members. For more information, visit