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August 26, 2016

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

#CiscoChat Recap: Why Fearless Females Love Being Cisco Systems Engineers (SEs)

One of Cisco’s crown jewels is its fantastic team of female Systems Engineers (SEs). From Millennials, moms, mentors, and innovators to business consultants, salsa dancers, world travelers, strategic sellers, and...

Cisco’s CyberCamp Accelerates Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

Last week, Cisco’s Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC and San Jose, CA campuses hosted 60 students for the CyberCamp Summer Camp 2016 – a special cybersecurity camp sponsored by CyberPatriot, the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program. In its second year, CyberCamp aims to inspire local students towards education and careers in cybersecurity […]

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 […]

An Open Letter to Anyone Not Involved with Girls Power Tech

“It was an amazing day. It is so inspiring that the guidance of mentors helped me choose my career. It is unbelievable how 11 minutes helped me so much.” Can a few hours really change your life? Can an 11-minute conversation with a stranger inspire you to change your career aspirations? At Girls Power Tech […]

July 25, 2016

WE ARE 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

WE ARE 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...

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Mentor in STEM

A wise man once told me, “There's no better title than 'Dad'.” We were talking about career achievements and family, and how to balance the two. I have to hand...

June 16, 2016

WE ARE CISCO

Cisco Employee Encourages Girls to Be Engineers Like Her

Recently I was giving the option of choosing between an Apple TV and a drone – and I happily chose a drone. But, I got asked more than a couple...

Join Our Live #CiscoChat on June 16th – Women in Technology: Changing the World for Good

The world is changing faster than ever. The Internet and mobile technology keep us connected in ways that have never been possible before, and those ways continue to grow and improve every day. As technology become more ubiquitous, how can it be used to change the world for the better? That’s the topic of our latest […]