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Empowering underserved students with digital skil ...

Ciena has committed $10 million over five years towards initiatives that aim to unlock new opportunities through its Digital Incl ...

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Employee-run annual golf tournament is making an ...

On August 16, 2022, after a two-year hiatus, our people came together at the Greensmere Golf and Country Club in Ottawa for the a ...

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Doing good for the planet on Earth Day

Ciena employees across the globe came together to do good for the planet on Earth Day through volunteerism.

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Creating an inclusive workplace for all

Pragya Gupta, an Embedded Software Engineer, shares her story of joining Ciena and the tools we created to support her in her rol ...

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Collecting toys for children in need at annual To ...

Our people in London got together and volunteered in the Toy Fair's Trolley Dash to support KidsOut, a charity helping children a ...

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Closing digital gaps and empowering students in t ...

Ivan Polizzi, Regional Managing Director of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific, shares how we are teaming up with companies acro ...

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CienaLife: Recap of our company-wide volunteer day

Here's a recap of Ciena volunteer efforts on the company-wide volunteer day.

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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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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: Career insights for new grads

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

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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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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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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 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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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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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: 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: 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: 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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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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At Ciena work is not about when or where, but how ...

One Ciena employee discusses how the company’s flexible and inclusive culture empowers her to flourish in an on-demand world

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Announcing the Ciena Solutions Challenge Sustaina ...

Thank you to all students and educators who participated in this year’s Ciena Solutions Challenge.

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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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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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