Shari Slate spearheads Cisco’s leading-edge diversity and inclusion efforts Diversity Woman sat down with Cisco’s Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer, Shari Slate, to learn more about Cisco’s recipe for success. Diversity Woman: Describe Cisco’s culture as it relates to diversity and inclusion. Shari Slate: Cisco’s goal...

by Jackie Krentzman [caption id="attachment_8765" align="alignleft" width="225"] Chuck Robbins talking to Cisco employees in the Philippines.[/caption] CEO Chuck Robbins’s quest to remake Cisco’s culture into a more diverse and inclusive workplace is paying big dividends—including to the bottom line Last fall, the organization Great Place to Work, which...

Only a handful of females run large corporations. These extraordinary women are determined and poised to rectify that. “Every single one of our women in our C-Ahead program has thepotential to be a CEO.“ — Kimber Maderazzo, C200 chair The Fortune 500 consists of only 34 female CEOs....

[caption id="attachment_8601" align="alignleft" width="223"] Photograph by fabiocamarastudios.com[/caption] By embracing change and learning to listen to her inner voice, Valerie Jarrett has forged a life of purpose and fulfillment. by JackieKrentzman In her new memoir, Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward, Valerie...

The road to the C-suite for women, and in particular women of color, is still rocky. Four chief human resource officers explain how they are smoothing the path. By Tanisha A. Sykes In 1948, a century after the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York,...

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