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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.

How Cisco Networking Academy provides a bridge to career possibilities for people everywhere

Cisco Networking Academy provides access for anyone, anywhere to gain new digital skills. The program is available to teenagers, those pursuing higher education, and those seeking a new career path.

New Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum accelerates path to job readiness for students around the globe

To help meet the need for skilled IT talent and ensure a more inclusive future for all people, I’m excited to announce that Cisco Networking Academy has advanced its Cisco Certificated Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum to prepare job seekers, from anywhere and from any background, with the skills they need for a successful career in the ever-changing IT field. The new curriculum will be integrated into most of Networking Academy’s 12,000+ academies around the world to prepare students to earn the new CCNA certification, which is available on February 24, 2020.

Cisco Networking Academy creates a much-needed skills-to-job pathway for diverse Midwest students

Committed to helping individuals in pockets of the US with limited jobs and opportunities achieve the skills they need to be successful in the digital world, Cisco Networking Academy has over 700 academies throughout the Midwest, with 175 in Michigan alone – a state that has been hard hit by economic downturns and globalization.

January 30, 2020

WE ARE CISCO

Inspired by the Future of Tech

Angelo spent time with high school students as part of a Cisco Networking Academy mentoring opportunity in Italy. What he learned from them was inspiring!

Connecting the dots from skills to careers: Inside Cisco’s Networking Academy

Access to opportunity can change lives and change communities. Cisco Networking Academy partners with educators, governments, and employers to bring global and inclusive access to digital skills to millions of people. Here are some of their stories.