How to Embrace DEI in the Tech Sector and Beyond
Submitted by Common Impact
This week on Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly welcomes to the show Cecily Joseph, a CSR powerhouse with a rich career across the private and social sectors. Cecily is Chair of the Board of Directors at Net Impact and was formerly Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Symantec and the head of its foundation. At Symantec, Cecily oversaw ESG program development and implemented initiatives focused on bringing underrepresented groups - including women and people of color - into the technology sector. Cecily is an ongoing champion for diversity and inclusion who has pioneered numerous programs to increase equity within Symantec and society at large.
To learn more about Net Impact and Cecily’s work on the board, visit netimpact.org.
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