Gloria Goins

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

People & Communities

As Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Gloria Goins is responsible for Cisco’s DEI strategy, Inclusive Communities, and Equity work. Her team is focused on removing barriers to inclusion and belonging, and making sure that Cisco’s internal culture reflects its values. For over 23 years, Gloria has been launching new employee and business strategies to reach and acquire underserved customers at Fortune 50 companies. A highly sought-after public speaker and multicultural thought leader, she frequently consults with senior executives and Boards of Directors on how to build an inclusive culture that attracts, engages, and leverages a diverse workforce to drive growth, sales, and operational excellence. Prior to joining Cisco, Gloria was the Head of Health Equity and Business Development at Amazon.


Celebrating Juneteenth: A Call to Embrace Our Shared Humanity

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Juneteenth symbolizes freedom and resilience. Cisco's Chief DEI Officer, Gloria Goins, takes us on a journey through Juneteenth's history, her personal connection to the holiday, and into the heart of what this day means for us all.