Social Justice

The Journey to Proximity: It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint

The horrific events of 2020 became a sobering wake-up call. These circumstances pushed me to lean further into the experiences of people who are different from me – people who are underrepresented, marginalized, or vulnerable in some way.

February 25, 2021

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Proximity: Be Courageous and Take Action

Ask yourself, when was the last time you were vulnerable, transparent, and authentic with someone different than you at work or in your personal life? Did it unlock new conversations or inspire others to action?

Spend a Moment and Look Yourself in the Social Justice Mirror

Vice President of Global Partner Transformation at Cisco, Julia Chen, shares how social justice requires us to act with deliberate curiosity, care, advocacy, and sponsorship.

Social Justice and the hills we climb

Cisco Vice President, Chief Inclusion & Collaboration Officer, Shari Slate, shares how we commemorate Social Justice week.

More than words: A discussion with Shari Slate, Cisco’s Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer

Cisco's Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer, Shari Slate, leads a conversation about Cisco’s Social Justice Beliefs and Our Commitment to Action.

October 29, 2020

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

The Call for Social Justice – Where Do We Go From Here

Since the murder of George Floyd, I’ve had friends and co-workers ask me: “What can I do to support the Black community?” I love the spirit and intention of this question. My initial response is that it’s about leveraging the Power of Proximity.

How Cisco Narrows the Pay Gap

On equal pay day, Cisco reflects on our efforts to close the pay gap and build a diverse employee pipeline for leadership positions.

March 28, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Supports Tech Effort to Help Hate Crime Victims

Recently I had the chance to see how smart technology, applied to vexing social problems, can help provide solutions and build a better world. Working with the American Bar Association’s Center for Innovation (ABA), we’re deeply engaged in an effort to create a better path for those who believe they’ve been victimized by a hate […]