Katherine Carvalho

Senior Director

Cisco Networking Academy

The breadth of my experience spans product and partner management and enablement, field marketing strategy, public relations, corporate marketing and executive communications. I am responsible for the development and execution of the Networking Academy global field and partner strategy to drive social and business impact, working collaboratively w/ Sales, Business Development, Government Affairs, Field/PR Marketing, and external strategic customers and partners. The NetAcad ecosystem comprises over 12,000 locations globally, with over 3 million students enrolled last financial year and over 15 million students participating since the program's inception. A few of the most rewarding CSR programs that I’ve had a hand in executing in recent years include: • managing and partnering with World Economic Forum effectively integrating CSR into the Cisco Brand, Corporate Communications including Analyst, Media, Investor, Customers and Employee audiences • the award-winning Huffington Post Impact X site at the Clinton Global Initiative; • the Partnership for Lebanon • Connecting Sichuan, a humanitarian effort that supported infrastructure rebuilding after the 2008 earthquake in China You can also follow Katherine on Facebook.


How NTI and Cisco Networking Academy are preparing Egypt for the IT jobs of the future

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Cisco Networking Academy partner, the National Telecommunications Institute (NTI), is helping to prepare Egypt for the jobs of the future.

Announcing Cisco Networking Academy’s Q3 Be the Bridge Award winners

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Cisco Networking Academy Be the Bridge Awards celebrate the efforts of partners who are dedicated to student success.