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.
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 […]
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...
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...
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...
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!) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]