Our Hearts and Prayers are with Orlando

We celebrate diversity in business and life because it leads to innovation, better collaboration, and a vibrant culture where everyone feels welcomed, respected, valued, and heard. In that spirit, we stand in solidarity with the victims in Orlando, their families, friends and entire community.

April 11, 2016


3 Ways to Infuse Innovation with Diversity

I never would have thought that someone with my point of view would be a valued member of a large corporate tech powerhouse like Cisco. Yet, almost two years to the day – and here I am! As a member of the Cisco Hyper Innovation Living Labs team (CHILL for short) my team is all […]

April 7, 2016


How One Global Team Works Together!

It is not a surprise to anyone when you hear that Cisco is a global company. From our headquarters in San...

Creating the Next Generation of Tech Role Models

Build your career AND serve as a role model for young women who aspire to careers in technology.

January 29, 2016


What’s YOUR Mantra?

“Put your oxygen mask before others.” I have heard this mantra again and again this year in different women’s conferences and seminars.  And this was the first message from

Creating Value in Cisco’s Supply Chain through Diversity

This post was written by guest blogger Unni Nair, manager for Cisco’s Supply Chain Sustainability and Diversity. As companies seek better ways to connect with and compete in markets all around the world, having a diversity mindset plays an increasingly important role. Cisco’s supply chain is particularly relevant to this focus because, as one of […]

November 24, 2015


Preparation, Optimism, Goodness: 3 Pearls of Wisdom + 1 from the Conference for Women (2015) in Philadelphia

Have you heard the expression, “People don’t remember what you say, they remember how you made them feel?”  Last week, I had the opportunity to participate with more than 8,000 women (80 from Cisco) — in a one-day conference sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc. and other companies.  There were many amazing speakers who shared their […]

November 18, 2015


Catalysts for 10x Innovation (Part 1)

“Why does a computer need a fan? I want my computer to be quiet and small!” Steve Jobs actually provoked that question when he started the journey that led to the creation of Apple II nearly four decades ago.  And, of course, the journey made history and continues on into new frontiers of technology. Asking […]