Girls in STEM
Women Help Spark Girls’ Interest in STEM
Let's hear it for the girls! Learn how Girls Re-Imagining Tomorrow is helping encourage middle school girls to stay involved in STEM through school and then beyond the classroom
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...
#CiscoChat Recap: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech
The number of women in the ICT workforce is unfortunately very low – hovering around 30 percent. But if the insightful feedback, eye-opening observations and...
3,000 Minds to Inspire
This story was originally posted on Cisco Employee Connection, Cisco’s internal employee news site. We are about to show more than 3,000 girls and young women around the world that they can be the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers and technologists—the dreamers and doers who will invent the future. In April and May, in […]
Why We Need More Tech Talent to Digitize the World
This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post ImpactX. Digitization. This topic was top of mind for many of the 2,500 world business and government leaders at the recent World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Digitization is the full-scale adoption of computer- and Internet-enabled technologies by consumers, businesses and governments; it is […]
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. […]
How Empowering Women in IT Can Spur Economic Development
This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post It’s a startling pair of statistics: When women are able to earn an income, they typically reinvest 90 percent of it back into their families and communities. And, for every year a girl stays in school, her future earnings will increase exponentially. These numbers, from the […]