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Erin Connor

Senior Manager, Cisco Crisis Response

Cisco Corporate Affairs & Cisco Foundation

Erin leads Cisco's Crisis Response team, which provides technical assistance and cash and product grants to nonprofit organizations leveraging technology to increase access to food, water, shelter and disaster relief for vulnerable populations.

Articles

Using technology to better support conflict-affected families in Nigeria

Cisco's partnership with Mercy Corps allowed the nonprofit to test and invest in innovative technologies to deepen their impact.

Three things we have learned about homelessness

In honor of Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week in the United States, here are 3 things we learned from Cisco's partnership with Destination: Home.

Cisco Crisis Response: Re-imagining humanitarian communications and connectivity to optimize social impact

We are redoubling our efforts to respond to both local and global crises by establishing a new team - Cisco Crisis Response.  

Simprints: Using touchless biometrics to facilitate access to healthcare

Cisco first began supporting Simprints in 2018 to help customize and test mobile camera-based biometrics using facial recognition. Learn more about our partnership.

A social good data platform transforming global COVID response through citizen engagement

For countless people around the world, Ushahidi’s open source data platform has been a lifeline during the global response to COVID. Learn more.

Mercy Corps reports on year three of Technology for Impact partnership with Cisco

Technology for Impact is a 5-year collaboration between Mercy Corps and Cisco to unlock new possibilities and reach more people through technology.

Why we need big tech to prevent future health crises (and no, it’s not what you might think)

Big tech investment in infrastructure and support for biometric solutions will save lives. Find out how in this guest post from Cisco NGO partner Simprints.

Meet the nonprofits helping first responders

Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help first responders. Since March, we’ve provided funding to four strategic nonprofit partners that are working to ensure that first responders have the support they need.