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

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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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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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Student perspectives – Ciena interns share their ...

Internships and student programs offer early professionals the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain valuable work experi ...

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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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Recognizing our heroes

In honor of World Humanitarian Day, we share the stories from some of our Ciena heroes who helped those in need in India during t ...

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Reaching your career potential

As an experienced leader and professional, Kailem Anderson, VP, Portfolio and Engineering, reflects on his career journey and pro ...

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Women at Ciena explore leadership styles at annua ...

Our Women at Ciena employee resource group held its annual networking event with our partners and customers in London

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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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Leading as your true self

In honor of Pride Month, Nicky Martin reflects on being a role model for others by being her true self at work and in every aspec ...

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Our Global Products & Services team doing goo ...

From park clean-up events to helping local food banks, Ciena was on the ground making a positive impact in their local communitie ...

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Our people making a difference on Earth Day

For Earth Day this year, our people demonstrated their passion for helping the planet through volunteer events across the globe a ...

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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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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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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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Looking back: Life at Ciena in 2020

Ciena's Molly Winans takes a look back at a few bright spots from the Ciena team during a year of virtual connectedness.

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What we can all be grateful for

Ciena’s Vice President and General Manager for the Americas, Bruce Hembree, reflects on what he is thankful for and how his team ...

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Our mission: to expand opportunities for students ...

Ciena's Sam Paone explains why partnership is critical to progress.

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Helping our people find happiness

Happiness might not be a term you hear many companies use beyond customer service, but at Ciena it’s also part of a commitment we ...

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From big lasers to small lasers: How Ciena helped ...

Algonquin College is home to the only photonics lab of its kind in the world all thanks to a substantial upgrade and sponsorship ...

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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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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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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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