Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
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.
Salveo Innovations: How an mHealth application gives patients a greater sense of self-agency
Salveo Innovations is the winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $50,000 USD HBCU Startup Prize.
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.
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.
From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A donation of pi-top laptops engages students at a Tribal college
Cisco donated pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners around the world, including Tribal College, Sitting Bull College, in North Dakota.
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.
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.