Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)

September 22, 2022

EDUCATION

HBCUs create an inclusive future of education

HBCUs have been building a more inclusive future for the better part of two centuries. Find out what you can learn from their approach.

July 21, 2022

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Pharrell Williams and Cisco Partner to Drive an Inclusive Future in Education

Cisco expands its partnership with Pharrell Williams’ nonprofit YELLOW to create a highly personalized and immersive education experience through YELLOWHAB. This is one more step in our mission to drive an inclusive future, demonstrating our commitment to both education and social justice.

June 2, 2022

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

A Year in Review: Our Investment in Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) 

Cisco's intention to make a lasting impact for HBCUs and their students for generations to come is off to a heartening start. Today share our year one progress in four focus areas.

Investing for an Inclusive Future

Maria Martinez, Cisco Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, explains why Cisco is making a $150 million commitment to build an inclusive future and help HBCUs strategically recover and flourish.

February 4, 2021

WE ARE CISCO

Advice to Your 21-Year-Old Self

Michael shares how within his first few months at Cisco, he joined our Connected Black Professionals Employee Resource Organization and receive some incredible advice for his 21st birthday!

Dream. Plan. Execute: Stirring up magic with our first-ever entrepreneurship award for HBCUs

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is a competition that awards cash prizes to early-stage technology entrepreneurs solving the world's social and environmental problems. This year, we are also offering a HBCU Startup Prize.

October 27, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco to Award $1 Million USD in Prizes to #TechForGood Startups

The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is underway. We are awarding $1M USD in prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s toughest problems.