corporate social repsonsibility

October 27, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco to Award $1 Million USD in Prizes to #TechForGood Startups

The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is underway. We are awarding $1M USD in prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s toughest problems.

Conversations with colleagues: How current events changed their perspective

In my last blog, I explored the internship experience. Continuing the deeper dive into different perspectives across Cisco, I had the wonderful opportunity to interview two current employees within the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) space. Both Stacey and Jen work within communications and played a wonderful role in mentoring me during my time as a […]

January 16, 2018

INSIDE CISCO IT

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 […]

April 27, 2016

EDUCATION

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) […]

December 11, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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 […]

November 18, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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...

November 11, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

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 […]