Inclusion and Diversity

November 1, 2017

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Unsung Heroes – My Cisco Brothers

There is a tremendous amount of emotional tension in every industry right now as women come forward and reveal their struggles with sexual harassment, and even sexual assault, in the workplace through the recent viral #MeToo campaign. It is heartbreaking to read these accounts, but necessary to open the dialogue on how we ALL want […]

The Future of Fairness

If you’ve tuned into some of the latest headlines within our industry – from the push for pay equity to the call for higher levels of diversity – you may have noticed a common theme. Fairness. There’s a shift occurring in the dialogue – and action – around driving fairness. And Cisco is making the […]

Changing the Diversity Equation – The Multiplier Effect Pledge Launches at Mobile World Congress

More than 40 service provider and tech leaders worked together at Cisco’s annual Connected Women Executive Roundtable to launch The Multiplier Effect Pledge.

Join Me for Women of Impact on March 8th

One of my favorite days of the year is coming up this week. Cisco’s 5th annual Women of Impact Conference is happening on Wednesday, March 8. This powerful event, which coincides with International Women’s Day, is devoted to the professional development of women. This year, some 10,000 Cisco employees, partners, and customers are expected to […]

February 24, 2017

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

#ItsTIME to Collaborate, Lead, and Inspire: March 1 CiscoChat — Women of Impact

On March 8, Cisco will host its 5th annual Women of Impact (WOI) Conference. Some 12,000 Cisco employees, partners, and customers are expected to participate this year in over 90 sites and 30 countries across the globe. This year’s conference theme is IT’S TIME — time to lead, collaborate and inspire. On March 1 at […]

December 12, 2016

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Power and Potential

Today I’m pleased to share our progress as documented in the Our Society section of Cisco’s 12th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report – Accelerating Global Problem Solving. This report...

November 30, 2016

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

The Power of All of Us

There is a great deal of focus in the world today on gender equality.  Women are being given an equal chance to prove themselves, to work their way up the...

November 1, 2016

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

So a liberal arts major walks into a room full of engineers….

It’s been a few months since Cisco’s Empowered Women’s Network event at Cisco Live. What an amazing half-day of inspiration, networking and reflection. Not only did it challenge my thinking and energize my soul, but it also made me realize that sometimes you just need a reminder of what you already know. Top10CEWN As Ruba […]

September 28, 2016

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Imagine what’s possible…

What’s the impact of inclusion? What does it mean to someone who’s been left out to be welcomed in? For a 10-year old with cancer, to be able to continue attending the school she loves while getting lifesaving treatment hundreds of miles away – it means everything.