Inclusion and Diversity

Cisco Women Engineers Make Their Mark at the IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Conference

In April this year, Cisco sponsored the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference held at the San Jose Marriott. This was part of a concerted effort to advance and attract women in technical and leadership roles in the technology industry. At the beginning of our partnership with IEEE we asked ourselves: “What is it […]

Want to be heard? Be quiet.

In a world that has become more digital and collaborative — where everyone struggles to be heard — the temptation is to shout louder. But what if a different leadership style could be more effective? What if listening rather than broadcasting could make us agile in an unpredictable world? Listening-centric leadership is a big departure […]

Cisco’s Empowered Women’s Network’s #reDefineCommunity Contest 2nd runner up

We are less than a week away from our 3rd Annual Cisco Empowered Women’s Network’s forum at Cisco Live and we have some exciting news to share! Congratulations to Vidushi Sharma! After careful deliberation of all the entries, Vidushi has been selected as our 2nd runner up for the #reDefineCommunity Contest for the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network! […]

Advocating for The Internet of Change

On May 25 2015, I had the honor to participate on a panel on Digital Inclusion of Women for Gender Equality at WSIS 2015, held in Geneva, Switzerland: Women with varying backgrounds from all parts of the world, passionately discussed the opportunities to advocate for change both in the industry and in government. Questions for […]

Carpe Diem – Seize the day! Inspiration from May’s Everyday Heroes of CEWN

Guest Blog and Interview by Anuja Singh  Welcome to our monthly CEWN segment about role models. We all make resolutions and set goals to improve ourselves– but somewhere along the way, life interrupts our plans, we find ourselves juggling different priorities and invariably things get dropped. What you will find in this segment is inspiration from […]

#RedefineCommunity with Cisco Empowered Women’s Network Social Media Contest

Guest Blog written by Carissa Lada, Customer Support Engineer Here at Cisco, it’s easy to understand the importance of technology. We can connect with people around the world, do our jobs more efficiently, and create innovative solutions that have never been seen before. Technology also gives us the ability to change the world in unprecedented ways.   […]

Join The Internet of Women@Cisco and Invent Together!

Inspire and connect women, celebrate achievements, encourage more women into technical and leadership roles, recruit men to be advocates for women, make a measurable difference. We can’t wait for the day when we don’t have to talk about it anymore. Until then we want to do more and say less. Because, gender equality: its not […]

Carpe diem – Seize the day! Inspiration from everyday heroes of CEWN

Guest Blog and Interview by Anuja Singh Welcome to our monthly Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) segment about role models. We all make resolutions and set goals to improve ourselves– but somewhere along the way, life interrupts our plans, we find ourselves juggling different priorities and invariably things get dropped. In this segment, you’ll find inspiration […]