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#CiscoChat: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech
Did you know that women account for only 30 percent of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) workforce? Or that they earn 57 percent of all U.S. undergraduate degrees, but only 18 percent of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees? Though shattering the glass ceiling is almost always never easy, women around the world have made great […]
Mentoring At-Risk Students Good for Our Hearts and Minds
Last week, I was acknowledged by the Alum Rock Counseling Center for my personal commitment to mentoring at-risk students. As I prepared my thank you remarks, I was reminded how much I value youth mentoring nonprofits such as Alum Rock, Big Brother Big Sisters, and Child Advocates. Through mentor-mentee relationships, students are propelled to learn, to grow, and to […]
Cisco Networking Academy Students Shine at NBA All-Star 2015
At last month’s National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star, the world’s best basketball players showcased their skills, with high flying dunks, pin-point shooting and head-turning passes during a weekend full of non-stop action. Above the hardwood floor and behind the arena’s closed doors, some of the event’s “most valuable players” were busy showing off their own […]
Building the Next Generation of IT Professionals at Cisco Live Australia 2015
This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region Today’s Cisco Networking Academy students will become tomorrow’s IT professionals, using technology in innovative ways to solve social problems around the world. On Tuesday, about 500 of those students will attend Cisco Live in Melbourne, Australia, where they’ll […]
Cisco is Committed to Helping Military Veterans
As the U.S. Air Force’s first female airman to complete the grueling, 18-hour Army Cavalry Spur Ride, Courtney Beard is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. Even with her...
Cisco and Techbridge Inspire Girls to Discover Passion for Technology
According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, more than half of all girls say they don’t typically consider a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). At Cisco, we can change that – with the help of nonprofit partners like Techbridge, we can inspire girls to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering. […]
With Cisco Support, Feeding America Helps Clients Chart a Path to Self-Sustainability
This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America […]
Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team: The MVP’s of NBA All-Star 2015
On Sunday night, some of the NBA’s best players competed in the 2015 NBA-All Star Game, putting on a show full of slam dunks and no-look passes. Behind the scenes, Cisco Networking Academy students worked side-by-side with the NBA’s IT team, monitoring the arena’s networks and telephones to make sure fans didn’t miss out on […]
Competition Inspires Young People to Change the World with Connected Technology
The world is faced with overwhelming social issues, from climate change to poverty. Students and young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the growing number of devices connected to the Internet, turning them into products that will one day solve these global problems. A competition developed by Cisco France employees in 2014 aims to harnesses this […]
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