Code.org: Driving a global digital literacy movement in K-12 education
There are over 2 billion computers and more than 2.5 million apps in the world today, integrated into nearly every aspect of our lives. They influence how we work, drive, access healthcare, vote and more – and their uses are only growing. But how much do we really know about them? The answer for many of us is very little. The nonprofit Code.org is on a mission to change that.
The social justice of education: An interview with the CEO of New Teacher Center
New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness. Dr. Blackburn, CEO of NTC, recently talked to us about the link between social justice and education and shared how his organization supports educators who serve students with the highest needs.
Digital solutions connect farmers to markets during uncertain times
Food supply chains have recently been disrupted. Here's how Digital Green is meeting the needs of farmers to make sure their crops can get to the market.
Reducing food waste and food insecurity one meal at a time
Replate is a nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. Most recently, Cisco and Cisco Foundation donated $1.2 million to help them expand their food recovery services. We sat down with Replate's CEO and founder, Maen Mahfoud, to learn more about Replate’s mission, and its response to business closures.
How CommonLit’s Free & Effective Literacy Program powers remote learning throughout America
With over 70 million students in the U.S., from kindergarten to grad school, transitioning to remote learning this year, innovative solutions are essential to keep children from falling behind. One solution is CommonLit.
Dispatch from the field: how a mobile app in East Africa empowers women while saving lives
Community health worker Roseline Moenga explains how she uses technology to diagnose malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea in rural Kenya.
Non-profit spotlight: The high-touch, high-tech approach to digital financial services in India
Opportunity International designed and implemented a suite of digital financial products and services to bank the unbanked. Our three-year partnership resulted in 20 million people reached via digital financial services and supported 3 million jobs, enabling individuals to support their families and contribute to the growth and vibrancy of their communities.
Non-profit spotlight: How TalkingPoints breaks barriers between teachers and parents
TalkingPoints has been a Cisco Foundation grantee since 2011, thanks to their success using technology to improve student learning outcomes. To learn more about them read on.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Education for the Globalization 4.0 Era
Gooru has been a Cisco Foundation grantee since 2011, thanks to their success using technology to improve student learning outcomes. To learn more about them read on.