We recognize and amplify each person's passion for giving back and making a meaningful difference in communities where we live and work. Our Ciena Cares program was born from the grassroots efforts of our people who wanted to do good in the world. Today, it's ingrained in our culture through volunteering time off, cash rewards for volunteering, and matched giving.
Through our Digital Inclusion program, we unlock opportunities for more than 100,000 students worldwide with digital access, tools, and learning.
As we pursue the advancement of network connectivity and intelligent automation, we want to ensure that no communities or individuals are left behind. That's why we made a $10 million USD commitment over a five-year period to unlock opportunities for 100,000 underserved students worldwide. This commitment enables greater connectivity through digital access, tools, and learning.
We work with our Digital Inclusion grant recipients to engage students in digital learning through funded programming, as well as getting our people involved through volunteerism and mentorship.