stem

December 23, 2015

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Aironet 1850 Series APs Help Education World

The Chartwell School in Seaside, CA and the Namibia University of Science and Technology might be on opposite sides of the world, but both schools know that Cisco Aironet 1850 Series Access Points (AP) are the best products to deploy a wireless network. An 802.11ac Wave 2-based access point, the Aironet 1850 is the most […]

Cisco, Greenlight for Girls Inspire Women to Pursue STEM Careers

This blog was originally published on the Cisco Learning Network. I’m not an engineer. I’m not technical. I didn’t pursue STEM studies in university, either.  So, why am I making so much noise and effort around getting more girls and women into STEM? Simply put, I’m an “advocate” and a “voice” willing to amplify my […]

November 9, 2015

COLLABORATION

What I Learned at Grace Hopper: Collaboration Is Crucial for Improving Gender Diversity in Tech

In October I had the privilege of attending the Grace Hopper Celebration for the first time. I am truly in awe of how transformative and inspiring this conference is. Grace Hopper is the largest event for women in computing. It’s a place for women to come together and get inspired by other women who are […]

October 16, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco IT Promotes STEM Initiatives

My previous blog about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) highlighted examples of how Cisco IT is supporting STEM initiatives through mentoring, IT training, and job programs with schools in local communities. Here I’d like to spotlight the Boys and Girls in Leadership and STEM program, which aims to motivate middle school youth to consider STEM careers […]

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...

Define Your Future @Cisco

I am looking forward to the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference, Oct 14-16 2015, Houston, Texas. From Cisco Women in Cybersecurity to extraordinary software developers and inspiring executive I invite you to join us at Cisco to invent together. Intercloud, security, and IoE are all areas that present massive opportunity for re-invention and innovation. […]

September 29, 2015

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

#CiscoChat Seize the Moment and Make your Mark at Grace Hopper

The Grace Hopper Celebration Conference is upon us once in two weeks in Houston, Texas  and Cisco is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor recognized as a leader in diversity and highlights our continuous commitment to increasing the impact of women in technology. For the last 13 years, GHC has strived to bring together women technologists […]

September 21, 2015

HIGH TECH POLICY

A Celebration of STEM Mentoring – the Million Women Mentors Descend on Washington

When it comes to encouraging more students to enter the fields that make up STEM –Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – American faces twin crises. First, how do we meet the looming 1.8 million shortfall in the number of workers who have the technical skills necessary for the jobs of tomorrow? And second, how do […]

Robots Invade Cisco RTP Campus this Weekend

The Cisco Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina campus, normally quiet over the weekend, will be alive and buzzing with activity this Saturday, September 12, as hundreds of students, robots, coaches, and volunteers gather for a day of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning. For the second year, Cisco RTP is hosting the FIRST […]