Inclusive Future

March 22, 2024


Building Bridges: The Power of Purpose Alignment for Positive Impact

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During FY23, the Americas Partner Organization (APO) launched an initiative known as "APO Giving Back Week." The intention was to align efforts and amplify impact by extending the initiative to include our external partner community. Together, they supported causes and NGOs that addressed local community issues.

Are you AI-Ready? Cisco Networking Academy is closing the gender gap in AI

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Join us for Women Rock-IT on April 25. Start exploring how you can use AI for an AI-fueled career boost. Hear from real-time innovators and leaders in their fields. Ask your questions and access free entry-level courses from Cisco Networking Academy to get started right away.

February 21, 2024


How sponsorship is a catalyst for change

3 min read

Navigating the corporate world can be daunting but, with the right sponsorship, it doesn't have to be. Learn more about how sponsorship can foster growth and open doors to career advancement.

February 19, 2024


Time to Leverage the USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program

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The USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program was established in 2023 to help organizations provide education and healthcare services to communities in rural areas. The Cisco Public Funding Office helps these organizations explore DLT opportunities and pursue technology grants.

February 6, 2024


Paving the Way to a More Inclusive Future

2 min read

Feeling valued and embraced at Cisco, see how University Engagement Manager Jassmine uses her life experience to power an inclusive future for all.

January 24, 2024


Empowering Future Generations for a Secure Digital Future

3 min read

Technology permeates every aspect of our lives, so ensuring a secure digital future for future generations has become a key concern. Cisco and HackShield launched a joint effort to train 15,000 Junior Cyber Agents across the globe by recruiting our employees and partners to become “HackShield Cyber Teachers for a Day.”

January 22, 2024


BEAD Funding: Grants Now Available to States and Cisco Customers

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Did you know that over $42 billion is now available to state, local, and tribal governments to purchase broadband related equipment, all thanks to the BEAD funding program. Learn how Cisco's Public Funding Office can help get you started.

December 22, 2023


5 Environmental Sustainability Trends for 2024

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Mary de Wysocki, Cisco's Chief Sustainability Officer, reflects on COP28 and five trends that should be top of mind for all of us to help mitigate the worst outcomes of climate change, ensuring the opportunity to build an inclusive future for all.

December 13, 2023


Building inclusive AI will accelerate innovation

6 min read

Artificial intelligence is the biggest development in tech in a generation. It has the power to make our world a more inclusive place. How we harness the power of AI to design a more equitable world for people with disabilities becomes a question of who is building AI and how they are building it.