Girls in ICT

August 29, 2016

LIFE AT CISCO

The First Step On the Road to Technology

Do you remember what first inspired you to follow the road into the tech industry? A mentor or person that pushed you to take the first step? My road to...

June 16, 2016

LIFE AT CISCO

Cisco Employee Encourages Girls to Be Engineers Like Her

Recently I was giving the option of choosing between an Apple TV and a drone – and I happily chose a drone. But, I got asked more than a couple...

Giving the ‘Greenlight for Girls’ to Pursue STEM Careers in Barcelona, Spain

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” – Helen Keller Almost five months of planning and organizing with our Cisco Greenlight for Girls (g4g) Barcelona project team (Mayte Cubino Gonzalez, Maite Cadenas Sanchez & Esther Roure Vila) came to a successful end on Saturday, May 7 at the La Salle University in Barcelona, […]

April 23, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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...

April 21, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Should women consider a career in cybersecurity? Absolutely!

With the United Nations’ International Girls in ICT day fast approaching on April 23rd, this is a great opportunity to discuss how we can get young women involved in careers in technology. Cybersecurity is an ever-present issue with companies and individuals suffering attacks daily. At Cisco, we believe that protection from threats does not rely […]

Cisco and Techbridge Inspire Girls to Discover Passion for Technology

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, more than half of all girls say they don’t typically consider a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). At Cisco, we can change that – with the help of nonprofit partners like Techbridge, we can inspire girls to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering. […]

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...

April 11, 2014

EDUCATION

“Brave” Advice from #WomenInTech

As we approach Girls in ICT day on April 24th many people are talking about women in tech and gender bias. All this talk made me think of EWIP, a conference I attended a little over a month ago. One of the sessions featured 4 women on a panel all who have proved to be […]

ICT for Girls, Women in Technology and a Dialogue at the European Union

April 25 2013 is a super day for girls and women in technology and Cisco was very present!  I am so energized by the fantastic people I met throughout the day commencing with a breakfast session Women2020 platform hosted by DIGITALEUROPE with the topic of Women In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for Smart Growth […]