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One woman’s career in tech and her advice for women and girls

To help shine a light on what a career in tech offers women, Maria Gaffney, Networking Academy alumna and global IT support at Amazon Web Services, shares her experience in the field, along with some insightful, heartfelt advice for women and girls.

April 19, 2021

SECURITY

11 Resources to Help You Get Started in the Cybersecurity Industry

Here at Cisco, we're committed to empowering the world to reach its full potential, securely. Check out this list of valuable resources to help you get started on your #cybersecurity journey. P.S. We're hiring! #LoveWhereYouWork

Inspiring generations: One woman’s unexpected journey as a Cisco Networking Academy instructor

Learn how Cisco Networking Academy instructor Lulu Patel is changing social norms and creating an inclusive classroom for all at the Siyafunda Community Technology Centre in South Africa.

From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A donation of pi-top laptops engages students at a Tribal college

When Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners around the world. Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, North Dakota received 25 of the pi-top laptop kits that were donated.

March 9, 2021

EDUCATION

Meet the Enchanted Virtual Classroom

How can we offer engaging student experiences for the new era of education? Meet the Enchanted Virtual Classroom.

Opening a window of opportunity to bring more women into the tech workforce

The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts that the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.

September 22, 2020

PARTNER

Connecting our Cisco Networking Academy Talent with our Partners

The Cisco Networking Academy Talent Bridge connects students, alumni, and military veterans to job opportunities within our Cisco Partner ecosystem. With over 12,000 academies globally and over 2 million registered students annually, we have numerous tools to assist this segment of world-class talent in seeking employment with Cisco-focused employers.

August 4, 2020

SECURITY

Cisco Networking Academy is Helping Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

How do you face increasing cyberattacks, while closing the widening #cybersecurity skills gap? The answer is simple: education though Networking Academy.

The Bridge to Inclusive Technology: Steps we are taking to increase accessibility

We are entering an era where everything and everyone is connected. In the process, we’re applying the lessons we’ve learned and building technologies that are secure, accessible, and bring people together.