gender equality

Women use technology to solve the issues facing humanity—and the world needs more

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This International Women's Day, we're reflecting on the impact that Cisco Networking Academy has made in the lives of women around the globe.

November 1, 2016


So a liberal arts major walks into a room full of engineers….

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It’s been a few months since Cisco’s Empowered Women’s Network event at Cisco Live. What an amazing half-day of inspiration, networking and reflection. Not only did it challenge my thinking and energize my soul, but it also made me realize that sometimes you just need a reminder of what you already know. Top10CEWN As Ruba […]

Advocating for The Internet of Change

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On May 25 2015, I had the honor to participate on a panel on Digital Inclusion of Women for Gender Equality at WSIS 2015, held in Geneva, Switzerland: Women with varying backgrounds from all parts of the world, passionately discussed the opportunities to advocate for change both in the industry and in government. Questions for […]

International Women’s Day: A Jordanian Entrepreneur’s Impact on Education, the Workforce, and Society

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This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post on March 7, 2013. Today, I would like to reflect on the progress women are making in the global economy by highlighting the work of one woman who has been a source of inspiration for many: Randa Ayoubi. Randa is a woman entrepreneur from Jordan who […]