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Our success is rooted in people

Together, we make a difference.

Welcome to CienaLife

"Having diversity of views and an environment where people are comfortable expressing their opinions makes great companies. We’re a company rooted in people—seeking to create a vibrant and inclusive environment, where everyone feels they can belong. If we get this right, we’ll go from strength to strength."

Gary B. Smith

Gary Smith
President and CEO

Our promise in action

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We power more than networks.

Through our commitment to diversity and inclusion, community engagement, wellbeing initiatives, and corporate responsibility, we empower our people to improve their lives and lift those around them.


Diversity & Inclusion

Representation matters - HBCU grads share their stories

Employee Spotlight

Tafari Shambe featured in African-American Career World

Community Engagement

Giving Algonquin IT students real-world networking experience

Executive Spotlight

Gary Smith on blending photography, philanthropy

People Promise

A candid conversation on diversity, inclusion and belonging


Ottawa engineers print 3D components for COVID-19 protection

Championing communities and equality

National Capital Pride Walk/Run

Pack4Troops USO care packages

International Women’s Day, India

Food bank support for COVID, Mexico

Follow #CienaLife

Harvesting food for low-income families at Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Claggett Farm
Embrace it, Feel it, Celebrate it
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Black & African Heritage Group at the National Society of Black Engineers Mixer

Cultural and awareness days

February 21: International Mother Language Day
March 1: Zero Discrimination Day
March 3: World Wildlife Day
March 5: National Employee Appreciation Day (US)
March 8: International Women's Day
March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and World Down Syndrome Day

In February, we observe and celebrate Black History Month (US) and LGBT History Month (UK).

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