Inclusion and Diversity

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.

A deeper, broader dialogue for unity

In the past few years, we have borne witness to events of immense historic significance in the fight for fair and equal treatment under the law within the United States.  Undoubtedly, we all have mourned injustice and incomprehensible loss – from Ferguson to Falcon Heights to Baton Rouge – for Trayvon and Alton and Philando.  […]

Your time is Now – Lead. Inspire. Empower.

There has never been a better time for inclusion at Cisco. Starting this Sunday at Cisco Live Las Vegas, the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) — an employee run network participating for a fourth year — will host a series of events in support of women in technology. These events include a now sold-out main […]