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#CiscoChat Recap: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech

…ively pursue ICT or STEM-related degrees. Thankfully, participants had amazing ideas on how to positively push young girls toward higher-education opportunities in ICT and STEM. 2. What skills do you think women bring to the technology table? There’s no doubt that girls and women have the talent, drive and the skills to be successful in ICT and STEM-related fields. And in regards to skills that women in particular can bring to the tech table,…

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OpenStack Podcast #24: Stu Miniman

…d us the ESPN of tech. We go out to all the enterprise IT shows help direct the signal from noise, have a lot of fun with it. Got to interview you last year at the OpenStack summit with Scott Sanchez and yeah we love talking tech and getting down with all the tech athletes and podcasters sort of our brothers in this effort. I’ve got a lot of friends that are podcasters, I’ve had many of them on theCUBE and always appreciate when I…

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OpenStack Podcast #23: Ruchi Bhargava

…o what they called aptitude tests in eighth grade, ninth grade, and tenth grade, which helped kids go and determine which field you wanted to go into. I always came out with … You’ll be going into doing something technical, technology focus. I was known at home and in my friends; there is this term called jugaad, which is in Hindi it basically means to make it work. You know if something broke down, I will never read a manual, but…

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OpenStack Podcast #21: Mike Metral

…e up at night. Niki Acosta:               You’re right, your talking about technology and I just kind of had an epiphany. I mean, technology used to be for big companies, like everyday people could not access or afford technology and now technology is kind of for everyone. What kind of new things does that present? That’s really cool, Mike. Mike Metral:             Yeah. Niki Acosta:               You’ve inspired me a little….

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Cisco Announces $20,000 Grant 
for Girl Scouts’ GIRLS GO TECH Program

…s through hands-on projects.  RTP was one of 7 national finalists of the City Competition, and was nationally recognized for its mentorship program. The 21st Century workforce needs to develop a new set of skills to meet the challenges before our nation.  Other nations have already embraced the challenge and are moving toward building a digital workforce. The World Economic Forum ranks the United States 52nd in the quality of mathematics and…

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