corporate social repsonsibility
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.
Cisco #3 among 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world, according to The Wall Street Journal
Today Cisco was named #3 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world.
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 […]
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 […]