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Cisco’s International Volunteers Make a Difference in China

CAAN's skills-based service trip was the first global give back program within Cisco which offered employees the opportunity to volunteer their time and expertise on an international level.

Tomorrow’s Digital Workforce and a New Generation of Global Problem Solvers

This year marks 20 years that Cisco Networking Academy has been working to foster the digital and entrepreneurial skills people, educators, and companies need to change the world for the better.

Solving Global Problems With Data and Diversity

We’re going to need an increasing army of people with digital skills and creativity to develop inclusive technologies to solve the world’s toughest problems, like climate change.

Cisco System Engineers Help Veterans’ Families Stay Connected

Through his volunteer work with the Fisher House Foundation, Pete Sawyer is ensuring veterans' families stay connected while their loved ones receive necessary medical treatment.

How Learning Science Fuels Educational Innovation for the Digital Economy

By applying learning science insights to IT education, we can create a dynamic, digital, and hands-on learning experience that is tailored, flexible, and relevant to next-gen digital economy talent.

The 2017 Rice Business Plan Competition and New Ways to Recognize Social Enterprises

We are proud to collaborate with the Rice Alliance and award one of the largest non-dilutive prizes in the Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) for the second consecutive year.

IT Training Helps Young People Thrive in India’s Digital Economy

This post was guest-written by Dipak Basu, CEO of the Anudip Foundation, a social entrepreneur who has spent over 30 years employing technology in humanitarian missions worldwide. Anudip Foundation is a nonprofit company working for the economic empowerment of at-risk youth. We believe the key to human progress and sustainability is skill development and financial […]

Leveraging People, Products, and Innovation to Support the Refugee Crisis

At Cisco, we understand we must leverage core capability to achieve social impact. Since October 2015, we’ve leveraged our people, products, and financial resources to provide over $4 million in support to the refugee crisis.

Sara Chipps Looks Back on Cisco’s International Women’s Day #CiscoChat

Sara Chipps, CEO of Jewelbots, reflects on Cisco CSR's Twitter Chat from International Women's Day. See how she thinks we can create more opportunities for women in tech.