Global Problem Solving
Global problem solving through STEM: What Cisco’s nonprofit partners are doing to support learning at home
As school closures impact students, we realize how important it is for them to have access to quality educational content while they learn from home. Cisco's nonprofit partners like Science Buddies, Code.org, Technovation Families, and MIND Research Institute have developed engaging ways to learn STEM subjects remotely.
How one NGO helps farmers use mobile phones to invest in a better harvest
myAgro is a Cisco nonprofit partner addressing critical human needs. Read on to find out how they are supporting smallholder farmers in Africa.
How Arizona eighth graders find solutions to the community’s toughest social problems
Eighth grade social studies teacher Edgar Ochoa was excited to implement the Global Problem Solvers: The Series (GPS: The Series) supplemental curriculum, but he wasn’t entirely sure how his students were going to react.
Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes
Cervical cancer, when caught early, can be affordably and effectively treated. But the vast majority of women in the poorest parts of the world have never been screened. The Callascope was designed by women for women to empower them to take care of their own health, without stigma.
Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving
Jude Ower, a Women Rock-IT speaker, shares how many companies are already weaving video games into making a positive impact.