Inclusion and Diversity
Living and Working as an Inclusive Channel Leader
I have the pleasure of leading a team that promotes diversity and inclusion through the African American Cisco Partner Community (AACPC) to accelerate the growth and success of diverse Cisco Partners while increasing the hiring of diverse candidates.
How Two Cisco Women Leaned In and Supercharged Their Careers
In honor of International Women in Engineering, we spotlight two extraordinary women at Cisco, Priya Aiyer, and Christelle Mombo-Zigah. Here, they share their career journeys, experiences and insights from their participation in Cisco’s Exemplar Diverse Female Mentee program.
World Refugee Day: A time to celebrate compassion and courage
This World Refugee Day, we reflect on the partnerships that Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have in relation to helping refugees in crisis.
Forever Free: Reflections on the significance of Juneteenth and the power of proclamation
Cisco's Chief Social Impact Officer, Brian Tippens, reflects on the significance of the Juneteenth holiday in the United States.
Empowering HBCUs through our Social Justice commitments
As an executive sponsor for Cisco’s Social Justice Actions, I help steward our company’s five-year, US$150 million commitment to HBCUs. Our mission is to create a generational impact through technology modernization and STEM education acces. I am proud to provide an update on Cisco’s commitment across four key areas of impact.
Celebrate History and Culture This May
In May, we celebrate the history and culture of the Asian American Pacific Islander, Jewish, and Haitian communities, but we also can focus on heritage overall. At Cisco, we are committed to ensuring a welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment for all.
Taking an Innovative Approach to Recruiting and Retaining Black Leadership Talent
This post was written by Karla Samdahl, vice president and global head of executive talent acquisition and board integration at Cisco.
Let’s Just Go! How I Was Shaped by My Cuban-American Heritage
At age 12, Alvio Barrios left Cuba as a refugee on the Mariel Boatlift, a six-month period in April of 1980 allowing Cubans to emigrate to other countries. Alvio shares how his journey influenced his identity, leadership style, and belief in a life lived with a sense of adventure.