Jennifer Barr

Social Media Manager, Online Brand

Cisco Talent Acquisition

Jennifer Barr is the Social Media Manager, Online Brand, for Cisco’s Talent Acquisition team. She strategizes and implements social media to help attract top talent to Cisco and to build Cisco's employment brand.
Jennifer was the Social Media Marketing Manager for Cisco's Corporate Social Responsibility team for two years. Prior to joining Cisco, Jennifer was a product marketing manager on Google+. Previously she launched social media for Palo Alto healthcare startup HealthTap. She has also been a nonprofit executive, and worked in New York as a management consultant and investment banker.
Volunteer roles include TEDxBerkeley co-curator, TEDxSilicon Valley marketing manager, Career Networking Officer, Oxford Society of Northern California, and formerly VP of Operations of the Wharton Club of Northern California.

Jennifer enjoys hiking, dancing, building communities and making a difference in the world.


Children Learn Coding and Collaboration at Cisco

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“If you want to use the music from Frozen in your game, do you know how to download a gif to match?” Not the average question I have heard in a conference room at Cisco headquarters in San Jose, California, especially when asked to 7-year-old girls! The girls were part of a group of 14 […]

Cisco Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose

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Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years.  We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit […]

Cisco Senior Leaders Mentor Students in STEM

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This week in 9 Cisco offices around the world, 220 senior executives modeled some of Cisco’s core values by volunteering to mentor 400 students in STEM (science, technology, education and math). Cisco has been actively engaged in helping the communities in which our employees live and work since the company started in 1984. We do […]

Cisco Offices Worldwide Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

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Even though I grew up surrounded by engineers and technology in Silicon Valley, I didn’t decide to seriously study science until my freshman year in college, when I switched my...

Cisco Multiples Impact at the World Economic Forum

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 Profound political, economic, social and, above all, technological forces are transforming our lives, communities and institutions. New global social communication channels are shifting the way decisions are being made from a hierarchical approach to a networked approach, with more access regardless of age, gender, and location. Given these large scale global changes, how do world […]

Cisco Technology Brings Santa to Sick Children

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Cisco is dedicated to using our technology around the world to make a positive difference in the lives of people and local communities. This December, Cisco offices on 3 continents partnered with hospitals to use Cisco collaboration technology to help bring holiday cheer to sick children and their families. More than 60 hospitals in the […]

Cisco on CNN at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

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Why does Cisco invest hundreds of millions of dollars around the world each year to help improve access to education, healthcare, critical human needs, and disaster relief?  Cisco CEO and Chairman John Chambers said in a recent CNN interview that “corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a must for the future of capitalism.” He shared his […]

Mobilizing for Impact with the Clinton Global Initiative

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Seventy-five million youth around the world are unemployed, yet in Brazil, Germany, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States, more than half of all employers are unable to find enough skilled entry-level workers.  How do we help youth around the world get the opportunities to build a bright future for themselves and become forces […]

The Internet of Everything Meets Social Good

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The growth of the Internet is resulting in a wave of new online tools that allow for increasingly more interactions between people, process, data, and things. For many years Cisco has used the power of the Internet to make a positive difference in the world.  With the spread of the Internet of Everything, we are […]

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