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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

Globe made of different colored lines and points. Text of Diversity & Inclusion, Community Engagement, Wellbeing, and Corporate Responsibility

 

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.

 

Belonging

Baking accessibility into our DNA—greater access for all

Employee Spotlight

The power of mentoring and paying it forward

Diversity & Inclusion

Representation matters - HBCU grads share their stories

CienaNext!

Early career perspectives:
Life in tech

Executive Spotlight

Gary Smith on blending photography, philanthropy

People Promise

A candid conversation on diversity, inclusion and belonging

Championing communities and equality

National Capital Pride Walk/Run

Pack4Troops USO care packages

Supporting students with Verizon

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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Dave Snoddy and his son volunteering at RSPB in Ireland

Cultural and awareness days

April 22: Earth Day
May 4: Greenery Day (Japan)
May 9: Mother's Day
May 12-13: Eid al-Fitr
May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity
May 31: Memorial Day (US)
June 5: World Environment Day
June 19: Juneteenth (US)

We observe and celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June (US).

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