Corporate Social Responsibility
How the AbilITy Cisco Networking Academy is Turning Disability into Opportunity
The abilITy Cisco Networking Academy is a six-month intensive networking technology education program that uses Cisco’s Networking Academy curricula, adapted it to serve people with disabilities.
How a Research-Driven Approach to Drones Can Help Us Save Lives
Drones are changing public safety operations for the better. New emerging drone technologies offer the promise of reducing search times, improving situational awareness, enhancing team safety, reducing costs, and even the potential of delivering medical supplies ahead of rescue teams. But sound research must be utilized to measure the positive impacts in order to make sure drones are utilized appropriately.
Making a Big Impact in a Small Town Started in the Classroom
“When I first gave them the assignment, I got a lot of ‘I can’t.’ So I asked them to identify ways they could make a dent in the problem, explaining if they can do it, then someone else can do it too,” Mr. Miller explained. “I think that’s the great thing about GPS. It gets kids thinking and excited about what they can do.”
Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes
Cervical cancer, when caught early, can be affordably and effectively treated. But the vast majority of women in the poorest parts of the world have never been screened. The Callascope was designed by women for women to empower them to take care of their own health, without stigma.
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Take the Cisco Pledge, a call to action for creating a more inclusive, equitable future where everyone and everything can thrive – people, society, our planet – and our businesses.
The Life Changing Potential of Artificial Intelligence
The discourse about AI is too often focused on the negatives. Did you know Australians are already getting essential medicines delivered directly to their doorstep via these amazing machines?
How Cisco Networking Academy Bridges the Tech Talent Divide
A key part of the Networking Academy curriculum is giving students the skills and resources they need to get jobs; the Talent Bridge program does just that – connecting over 280 employers in 170 countries to current and former students and helping over 20,000 students find jobs.
How an Animated Series is Turning Phoenix-area Students and Teachers into Social Entrepreneurs
Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers: The Series program aims to instill the tenets of social entrepreneurship and responsible use of technology into middle schools. The animated series follows a team of teenage superheroes who work together to solve social problems around the world.
Cisco makes progress on sustainability goals in North Carolina
One year ago, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste at Cisco’s second-largest campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. RTP is...