Astia is transforming the way we fund businesses
Cisco has invested in early-phase funding to help Astia develop a tech-enabled platform to source and screen companies applying to Astia for investment, and work to remove bias from the investment process. We recently sat down with Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia, and Tanya Van Court, the CEO of Goalsetter, an investee company in Astia's portfolio, to learn more.
Driving Impact with Strong Leadership
Chuck Robbins announces expanded roles for Fran Katsoudas, Liz Centoni and Maria Martinez, who will continue to drive key areas of the business and shape the future for Cisco.
Choose to challenge: How investing in women strengthens families and communities
This year's theme for International Women's Day is "choose to challenge," which encourages every one of us to call out gender bias and inequality.
Code.org: Driving a global digital literacy movement in K-12 education
There are over 2 billion computers and more than 2.5 million apps in the world today, integrated into nearly every aspect of our lives. They influence how we work, drive, access healthcare, vote and more – and their uses are only growing. But how much do we really know about them? The answer for many of us is very little. The nonprofit Code.org is on a mission to change that.
Rethinking What’s Possible in the Post-Pandemic World
We have made a definitive leap into a digital-first world. The pandemic has made clear that whatever can be delivered digitally, must be delivered digitally. This means companies must not only embrace digital transformation, but also build digital resilience to prepare for tomorrow’s next big challenges.
The social justice of education: An interview with the CEO of New Teacher Center
Dr. Blackburn, CEO of New Teacher Center, shares the link between social justice and education and how his organization supports educators.
Mercy Corps reports on year three of Technology for Impact partnership with Cisco
Technology for Impact is a 5-year collaboration between Mercy Corps and Cisco to unlock new possibilities and reach more people through technology.