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Cecily Joseph

Former Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
Symantec Corporation

Cecily is the former Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Chief Diversity Officer at Symantec Corporation. Cecily currently serves as Expert in Residence at the Presidio Graduate School.

As the leader of Symantec’s global corporate responsibility efforts, Cecily oversaw all environmental, social and governance program development, integration and communication. Also, serving as the head of the Symantec Foundation, she designed 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 & inclusion, having served as Chief Diversity Officer and pioneering numerous programs to increase diversity and equity within the corporate sector.

With more than 20 years of experience, Cecily has built and managed programs and teams in ethics & compliance, strategic philanthropy, community relations, environmental sustainability, and diversity & inclusion. Cecily received the CEDAW Award for Human Rights from the City of San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, recognition as one of the Multicultural Leaders of California by the National Diversity Council, and recognition as one of the Most Influential People in Business Ethics by the Ethisphere Institute. Cecily holds a J.D. from Tulane University Law School and received her B.A. from the University of Miami.