Girls Power Tech
When You Empower a Girl, You Empower a Community
Cisco’s global initiative, Girls Power Tech (GPT), is a special learning opportunity for girls and young women to connect with Cisco mentors at offices around the world.
Girls Power Tech: Inspiring Young Women Around the Globe
Girls Power Tech (GPT) was an amazing experience this year. Through our sites around the world and unwavering support of our global executive sponsors, Kelly Kramer & Ruba Borno, a global team worked together to inspire the next generation of innovators, taking science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to the next level. This year’s Girls […]
Girls Power Tech Brings Digital Skills to Life in Berlin
On April 27, my Cisco Berlin colleagues and I had the pleasure of celebrating International #GirlsInICTDay as a part of Cisco’s Girls Power Tech (GPT) initiative.
Cisco’s Annual Giving Campaign: Employees Build Lasting Bridges to their Communities
For the second year in a row, our Be the Bridge Campaign was a gravity-defying experience for Cisco employees worldwide that raised millions in donations, volunteerism, and matching from the Cisco Foundation.
Cisco’s Global Service Week Launches September 26
The shift in seasons not only brings a time of change, but also a chance to grow our commitment to being of service to others.
An Open Letter to Anyone Not Involved with Girls Power Tech
“It was an amazing day. It is so inspiring that the guidance of mentors helped me choose my career. It is unbelievable how 11 minutes helped me so much.” Can a few hours really change your life? Can an 11-minute conversation with a stranger inspire you to change your career aspirations? At Girls Power Tech […]
There’s Never Been a Better Time to Mentor in STEM
A wise man once told me, “There's no better title than 'Dad'.” We were talking about career achievements and family, and how to balance the two. I have to hand...
For Women in Tech, Anything is Possible
When I was a girl, my parents taught me that anything was possible for me (besides being a singer…). Yet the majority of women continue to believe that they cannot pursue a successful career in science, technology, engineering, and math (what we now affectionately call STEM). They are all too often intimidated by these classes […]
Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Tech: Cisco Kicks Off Global STEM Mentoring Initiative
From the STEM Education Caucus, to the US Joint Economic Committee’s report on STEM education, to White House STEM Fairs, encouraging students on the path to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math is a topic that politicians from both sides of the aisle have championed. At Cisco, we take our part in promoting STEM […]