diversity inclusion & belonging

Meet Okta for Good’s Next Nonprofit Technology Fellows

In 2019, Okta for Good launched our Nonprofit Technology Initiative—the foundation of a three-year commitment to invest $10 million out of the Okta for Good Fund. We launched the Nonprofit Technology Fellowship in 2021 as a program within the Nonprofit Technology Initiative. The goal of the fellowship is to empower a diverse collection of rising…

The State of Inclusion at Okta: Working to Make Today More Inclusive and Tomorrow More Equitable

Earlier today we released our second State of Inclusion report. This annual report is built on the foundations of our core values of transparency and integrity, a truly critical part of Okta's Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) journey.  At Okta, we know that change starts from within, and we’re committed to doing the work it takes to…

Okta Champions Women in Sales, And This is How We Do It.

As we continue to hire through a building balanced teams lens, we’re focused on representation, not only across the company but at the team level. This requires us to specifically examine team imbalance in roles that have historically excluded certain people and communities. In 2021 we continued to educate our leaders on the measurable benefits…

Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Chris Niggel

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Annybell Villarroel

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Building Opportunities in Cyber Security Through Equity, Diversity, and Belonging Initiatives

Fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology is critical to everything we do at Okta. Cyber security is centered around people, and the unique perspective each professional brings to the job gives us an essential view of the landscape that supports innovation and excellence—and enriches our organizational culture.  In order for us to…

Okta Tech Pathways Week and the Difference Diversity Makes to Cyber Security

At Okta, we believe providing opportunities in technology to historically excluded groups is crucial to building more equitable businesses and communities. That’s why we’ve committed to inclusive actions that empower young people to succeed in tech and build stronger communities worldwide. We’re highlighting the work that we do throughout Cyber…

Cyber Security Advocates: Meet Jameeka Green Aaron

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

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