Corporate Social Responsibility

Creativity is a Common Thread at Any Company

This post was written by guest blogger Linas Dauksa, Marketing Manager, Enterprise Segment, and DIRT volunteer A few months ago, I picked up my friend, Audra, at San Francisco airport. During our drive, we chatted about her full-time work at a charity in Canada and my volunteer work with Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps). We realized there are […]

The NBA: Tapping into Cisco Networking Academy to Develop a Talent Pipeline

This guest post was written by Gena Pirtle, Marketing & Workforce Programs Manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs. She has been with Cisco since 1998 and currently oversees the Talent Bridge initiative, connecting Cisco and its partners to world-class talent. The NBA draws its fans by creating an environment of excitement and thrilling spectators with superstar athletes […]

Join Our Live #CiscoChat on June 16th – Women in Technology: Changing the World for Good

The world is changing faster than ever. The Internet and mobile technology keep us connected in ways that have never been possible before, and those ways continue to grow and improve every day. As technology become more ubiquitous, how can it be used to change the world for the better? That’s the topic of our latest […]

For Women in Tech, Anything is Possible

When I was a girl, my parents taught me that anything was possible for me (besides being a singer…). Yet the majority of women continue to believe that they cannot pursue a successful career in science, technology, engineering, and math (what we now affectionately call STEM). They are all too often intimidated by these classes […]

What Memorial Day Means to Me

This post was written by guest blogger Douglas Roberts, a Cisco Communications Manager, Country Digitization. Douglas is a U.S. Army Veteran.  I would love to say that Memorial Day plus planes equals scuba diving in Hawaii or visiting distant relatives in New Zealand.  For me though, I think of C-17 cargo planes. The worst part of deploying […]

Cisco’s Virtual Pediatric Network Connects Doctors to Cancer Patients

On January 28, 2015, Cisco launched the Virtual Pediatric Network (VPN) at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Children’s Hospital Hyundai Cancer Institute in Southern California. The VPN, a Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, uses advanced Cisco technology to connect pediatric oncologists, genomic researchers, and bioinformatics experts, allowing them to collaborate closely in treating […]

Giving the ‘Greenlight for Girls’ to Pursue STEM Careers in Barcelona, Spain

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” – Helen Keller Almost five months of planning and organizing with our Cisco Greenlight for Girls (g4g) Barcelona project team (Mayte Cubino Gonzalez, Maite Cadenas Sanchez & Esther Roure Vila) came to a successful end on Saturday, May 7 at the La Salle University in Barcelona, […]

Cisco’s Joining Forces Pledge to Veterans

On May 5, First Lady Obama and Dr. Jill Biden hosted over 50 companies at The White House to celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative, a nationwide effort that began in 2013 to support veterans and their families through employment, education and wellness opportunities. The participating companies, including Cisco, committed to either hire […]

Passing the Torch: Inspiring Girls to Careers in Tech

Inspiration is the name of the game, and Cisco is going for gold! Everywhere you turn, you find Cisco’s people connecting, innovating and driving change to benefit everyone around the world, and Thursday, April 28, 2016 will be no exception. Tomorrow, thousands of Cisco employees will turn our focus to inspiring the next generation of […]