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2017 was a great year of giving at Ciena

Mark Stevens, Ciena’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, looks back at 2017 and how Ciena and its employees have transf ...

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2022: A year of innovation, giving back and celeb ...

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A day in Hanover with Building STEPS

Ciena hosted a group of high school students from Building STEPS at our office in Hanover to show them what it can look like to h ...

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A look back on doing good in 2023

We’re looking back on all the good our Ciena team members did for our communities and our planet in 2023.

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A Peek Inside Ciena’s New Ottawa Campus and R& ...

The Ciena team turned out for a day of celebration as we officially moved into our new 425,000 square foot Ottawa campus.

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A reflection of Ciena life in 2021

If we had to choose a word to describe 2021, it would be resilience. Collectively, our people came together with passion and inno ...

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Baking accessibility into our DNA—greater access ...

Ciena puts those with disabilities at the forefront of user experience and website accessibility to enhance Ciena’s commitment to ...

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Bharti Foundation and Ciena partner to facilitate ...

Ciena and Bharti Foundation inaugurated ‘Advanced Technology Labs’ at Satya Bharti Senior Secondary School, Chogawan.

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Building a digital future for students across the ...

Through Ciena’s Digital Inclusion program, we aim to do our part to close the digital divide and provide underserved students aro ...

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Career insights: Enabling a culture of support an ...

Astha Dixit, Associate of Talent Acquisition, sat down with her colleagues to discuss Ciena’s workplace culture and how it has su ...

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Career insights: Evolving your career to align wi ...

At Ciena, we encourage our people to actively guide and facilitate their career paths while we support them with the learning exp ...

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Career insights: From intern to leader, Pradap sh ...

Pradap Rajagopal began his career as an intern and has grown his experience in engineering and sales over the years. Now, he emba ...

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Career insights: Helping to drive innovation thro ...

From an engineer to a team leader, Vivek Goyal, Senior Director of Hardware Engineering, has grown his career and empowered other ...

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Career insights: Supporting our people in explori ...

At Ciena, we encourage and support our people in pursuing their passions. Carla Martinez, Leader of Diversity, Equity, and Inclus ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and one year ...

Read how we celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and the one year mark of our Latinx employee resource group at Ciena.

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Celebrating one year of collaboration with Barefo ...

Ciena celebrated one year of collaboration with Barefoot, working together to close the digital disparity among students in North ...

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Celebrating our families

Ray Gabriel, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, shares his story of starting a family through surrogacy and what it meant to h ...

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Ciena Cares in Action: Our Response to Natural Di ...

Mark Stevens, Ciena’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, reflects on how Ciena and its employees are responding to help ...

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Ciena Cares: Supporting volunteerism isn’t just a ...

Mark Stevens, Ciena’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, shares his thoughts around the community matching program that ...

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Ciena moms on balancing caregiving and careers

Employee. Mother. Leader. Caregiver. How do women continue to find balance when faced with so many responsibilities? To find out, ...

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CienaLife: Asia-Pacific teams making local impact

Take a look at some of the creative ways our team members in Asia-Pacific volunteered in their communities.

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CienaLife: Career insights for new grads

Members of Ciena’s Marketing and Sales Development Program share their tips and experiences.

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CienaLife: Dear Young Ramona – Be proud of who yo ...

Ramona Jackson, an IT leader and member of Ciena’s D&I Council and Pride Group, recently presented at a company-wide meeting to s ...

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CienaLife: Employee-tested, mother-approved tips

We interviewed seven working moms at Ciena with varying circumstances and pulled together their advice for making time for their ...

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