There’s Never Been a Better Time for Women to Shape Asia Pacific’s Future

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This blog was guest-written by Sandy Walsh, Director, Social Innovation Group – Asia Pacific and Japan Cisco Digitization is changing the world. More than ever, there’s a tremendous opportunity to be a global problem solver who can innovate as a technologist, think like an entrepreneur and act as a social change agent. According to the European […]

Celebrating Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

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For every young woman who wants to pursue a career in science, math, engineering, or technology (STEM), look no further than Ada Lovelace. Born in 1815 at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, she gravitated toward the fascinating world of science and mathematics, eventually becoming the world’s first computer programmer. Her lengthy studies connected her […]

August 26, 2016


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

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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

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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


Sowing the Seed for Future Data Scientists

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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

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“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


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

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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


When I Grow Up I Want To Work At Cisco

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“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

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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...