Corporate Social Responsibility
Students Glimpse the Future of Technology at Cisco Live! Milan
Today Cisco held its second-annual Academy Day at the Cisco Live! conference in Milan, Italy. The event is sponsored by the Cisco Networking Academy program, which trains 1 million people worldwide each year in computer networking technology. The theme of Academy Day is Internet of Everything for Social Innovation, and more than 1000 college-age students from […]
Virtual Job Fair Helps Students in Indonesia Launch Careers, Connects Companies to Top IT Talent
This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region Countries across the Asia Pacific region are facing a broad range of social challenges. Unemployment, widening gaps between rich and poor, urbanisation, insufficient access to quality healthcare and education, to name a few. According to the International Data […]
Cisco Joins Facebook, NetHope, and Others to Expand ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa
Today, NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations and one of Cisco’s nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners, announced a partnership with Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer, and Inveneo to expand their support for effective communications capabilities to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and promote sustainable recovery in the region. […]
Cisco Joins Global Problem Solvers at 2015 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
This week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will convene 2500 leaders from business, government, academia, and civil society in Davos, Switzerland. There, these global problem solvers will engage in strategic discussions about the political, economic, social, and technological transformations reshaping the world. Cisco has been a WEF strategic partner for 17 years, putting […]
Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Winners Take Connections Home
The 2015 Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Competition grand prize trip is coming to an end today, and the 17 winners will be heading home very soon. William Neumann will travel back to Brazil, Diana Polombo will fly to Colombia, and Kepei Xiang will be in China by Sunday, but the visitors will always be connected by the trip of […]
Cisco Welcomes Networking Academy NetRiders Winners to San Jose
Earlier today, students from 13 different countries met for the first time on Cisco’s San Jose campus. For some, like Odwa Yekela, the visit is a first adventure away from home in South Africa. For others, like Richard Brunner, it’s a simple two-hour drive from Sacramento, California. No matter where the 18 students came from, though, the […]
How I Helped Middle School Students Make a Difference in Their Community
This post was written by guest blogger Stephen Liem, IT Director, Global Quality and Support Services There is no limit to what education can bring. It opens up many opportunities that otherwise may not be available. In the past 10 weeks I‘ve had the privilege of teaching journalism to the middle school students in Joseph-George […]
Blending Learning Pilots Take Off with Citizen Schools and MIND Research Institute
This blog was originally published on the Citizen Schools inspirED blog and reposted with permission from Citizen Schools. Meeting every student’s academic needs in the classroom can be challenging but is essential to their success. Many of the public middle schools Citizen Schools partners with are reaching students who are academically all over the map, […]
Millions of Girls Face Barriers to Getting an Education. How Can We Help?
Right now, 66 millions of girls around the world dream of going to school. Educating girls can break cycles of poverty in just one generation, yet millions of girls aren’t in school. Educated girls stand up for their rights, marry and have children later, educate their own children, and their families and communities thrive. Yet […]
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