Cisco Senior Leaders Mentor Students in STEM
This week in 9 Cisco offices around the world, 220 senior executives modeled some of Cisco’s core values by volunteering to mentor 400 students in STEM (science, technology, education and math). Cisco has been actively engaged in helping the communities in which our employees live and work since the company started in 1984. We do […]
Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CiscoEWN) at Cisco Live US enters its second year!
This blog post was written by Priscila David in...
How Mentors Are Changing the Conversation For Young Women
It can be lonely for a woman in the technology field. At the college level, men earn 82 percent of engineering and computer science degrees. And while women make up...
STEM Education Must be a Hands-on Approach
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are critical to innovation and the continued development of the U.S. economy. However, trends are showing that while there are and will continue to be plenty of jobs in these fields, many students are unprepared or lack the desire necessary for employers of the future to fill these […]
Cisco STEM Mentoring Events Aim to Inspire Students
By 2018, it is estimated there will be 1.2 million U.S. job openings in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. While that sounds like good news, there is an acute shortage of qualified applicants to fill these jobs. The students in our schools today simply don’t have the skills and desire needed to compete […]