STEAM

Future Engineers in Action

Cisco and the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation promote the Tech Challenge, demonstrating how a diverse groups of engineers and leaders create technology and solutions to benefit everybody.

August 16, 2016

EDUCATION

Sowing the Seed for Future Data Scientists

For the second summer in a row, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Governance Lab (GovLab) put on camps for middle and high school students to teach them how to harness the power of open data and crowdsourcing to make important decisions in agriculture and food. The students came to USDA headquarters […]

July 25, 2016

LIFE AT CISCO

Going Back to Summer Camp as a Cisco Employee – GenCyber Camp That Is

An issue I can relate to – the lack of women in cybersecurity. While women represented 25% of computing professionals in 2015, they only represented 10% of the information security...

July 21, 2016

LIFE AT CISCO

When I Grow Up I Want To Work At Cisco

“When I grow up, I’m going to work at Cisco!” That’s what my 5-year-old daughter said after visiting our Cisco campus in Raleigh, NC (RTP). Now, that’s a proud parent...

October 8, 2015

LIFE AT CISCO

Cisco Mom and Son Bring IoE and Entrepreneurship to Kids Everywhere

Sometimes, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. That’s the case with 8-year-old Omkar Govil-Nair, whose mom, Shubha Govil, is a senior manager of products for the Cisco...

October 5, 2015

LIFE AT CISCO

Play. Blow Your Mind. Repeat. #ThisIsSTEAM

High-tech games. Creation zones – where you can create to your heart’s content – aerialists, food (of course) and . . . a dunk booth with fire?! These are all things you’ll find at STEAM Carnival, November 6-8 in San Francisco at AT&T Park. You’ll also find Cisco there, as a key sponsor (along with Cartoon Network!) […]

December 11, 2014

EDUCATION

Building a Stronger World Through the Power of Giving

Here in Silicon Valley and many towns across the globe, it’s that time of year. The time of year when we’re looking forward to spending time with family and friends. It’s also the time of year when we turn our attention to giving back to those who are less fortunate. This season, I want to […]

October 7, 2014

EDUCATION

The Global STEM Alliance: Collaborative Education and Mentoring to Solve the “STEM Paradox”

The New York Academy of Sciences has recently released a report that redefines the global STEM crisis as a “STEM paradox”: there are sufficient numbers of STEM graduates, but low numbers of grads who are actually prepared for work, “brain drain” from developing countries and the lack of women in STEM fields makes it impossible […]

September 30, 2014

EDUCATION

Five Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow’s Technology

Consider this: Many of today’s top jobs didn’t exist 10 years ago – jobs like app developers, social media managers, and cloud computing administrators. By 2018, it’s predicted that there will be 21 billion networked devices and connections globally. The Internet of Everything (IoE) will bring it all together, but it’s people that will make […]