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Breaking Down Barriers – Cisco Sponsors Greenlight for Girls
Research shows that young women across the globe don’t generally choose tech careers because they think it’s not an interesting career, or they believe they wouldn’t be good at it, or, even worse, they imagine they wouldn’t be comfortable or happy with their potential colleagues. Cisco is committed to breaking those notions! As proof of […]
International Students #LearnWithoutLimits at Cisco HQ
Last week, 18 students from France visited Cisco HQ for a morning of inspiration and empowerment.
Drones Give Humanitarian Aid a Lift
Okay, I admit, the headline is a bad pun. But, what isn’t bad is the speed at which drone technology is being used to save lives before, during and after a devastating event. On April 11, I was invited to attend a Discovery Event at Singularity University at Moffett Field on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) […]
Reconnecting refugees with loved ones thanks to the Cisco Disaster Response Team
Last month, I had the privilege, as part of my job, to go to Greece to deploy emergency communications infrastructure. Cisco was asked by partner NGOs to support the influx of people passing through the Greek islands due to the Syrian refugee crisis. Syria’s civil war is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s […]
Our Unique Focus on Making the World a Better Place
In a world of constant change, one thing that has remained consistent over my past 18 years at Cisco is that customers and government leaders truly believe in the transformative...
Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team
Each year more than 160,000 students enroll in the Cisco Networking Academy in North America alone. As a former academy instructor myself, and now a freelance technical trainer, I’m extremely interested in mentoring and learning opportunities that become available for up and coming network engineers, and this year something ‘new’ caught my attention. I was out in […]
Cisco Volunteers Build New Home for Texas Disaster Victims
Employees from Cisco’s Richardson, Texas campus were pleased to attend a dedication on July 21 for the new owners of the Habitat for Humanity house that Cisco funded in West, Texas. You may remember back in April 2013, a fertilizer plant exploded in West, killing 15 people and injuring more than 300. A nursing home, […]