Discovering New Forms of Storytelling with Data
She's A Crowd will ensure every woman, anywhere in the world, can access a platform to share her story safely, and that those stories will be heard by people who have the power to change the outcome.
No Inclusive Growth Without Women and Girls in ICT
Last week we partnered with the WEF in launching the 2015 Global Information Technology Report highlighting the importance of closing the gender gap in ICT to ensure everybody benefits...
Technology Training Helps a University Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity in Nigeria
This blog was guest written by Renaldo Rheeder, director of professional and vocational development at the American University of Nigeria Nigeria has the highest number of children out of school, according to A World at School. Of the 57 million youngsters worldwide who are not receiving a formal education, more than 10 million live in Nigeria. […]
Millions of Girls Face Barriers to Getting an Education. How Can We Help?
Right now, 66 millions of girls around the world dream of going to school. Educating girls can break cycles of poverty in just one generation, yet millions of girls aren’t in school. Educated girls stand up for their rights, marry and have children later, educate their own children, and their families and communities thrive. Yet […]
Children Learn Coding and Collaboration at Cisco
“If you want to use the music from Frozen in your game, do you know how to download a gif to match?” Not the average question I have heard in a conference room at Cisco headquarters in San Jose, California, especially when asked to 7-year-old girls! The girls were part of a group of 14 […]
Cisco Offices Worldwide Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day
Even though I grew up surrounded by engineers and technology in Silicon Valley, I didn’t decide to seriously study science until my freshman year in college, when I switched my...
Cisco Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day
Women earn 57% of all U.S. undergraduate degrees but only 18% of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees, according to the National Center for Women in Technology. Yet...
How Access to Broadband Can Remove Barriers to Education and Empower Women
This blog was originally posted on the Huffington Post Research resoundingly reveals that when girls and women are educated, the income they earn is primarily returned to their...
How Mentors Are Changing the Conversation For Young Women
It can be lonely for a woman in the technology field. At the college level, men earn 82 percent of engineering and computer science degrees. And while women make up...