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Cisco Releases Report on Telehealth Pilot Results for Delivering Care to Underserved Children in Sergipe, Brazil

New Cisco survey findings state the program "Connected Healthy Children" piloted in Brazil improves quality of care to patients and reduced travel time for receiving specialized care
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CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new report released by Cisco today outlines results of a recent telehealth pilot program that provides healthcare to underserved children in Sergipe, Brazil.

#CiscoChat: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech

by Alexis Raymond
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Did you know that women account for only 30 percent of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) workforce? Or that they earn 57 percent of all U.S. undergraduate degrees, but only 18 percent of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees?

Mentoring At-Risk Students Good for Our Hearts and Minds

by Ricardo Benavidez
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Last week, I was acknowledged by the Alum Rock Counseling Center for my personal commitment to mentoring at-risk students. As I prepared my thank you remarks, I was reminded how much I value youth mentoring nonprofits such as Alum Rock, Big Brother Big Sisters, and Child Advocates. Through mentor-mentee relationships, students are propelled to learn, to grow, and to discover their own genius.

It worked for me.

Leading Companies Join WWF in Calling for Large-Scale Climate Action Ahead of Paris Talks

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Today, the United States joins a growing group of countries proposing national contributions to a global climate pact to reduce carbon pollution. Ahead of negotiations in Paris this December, nearly every nation on Earth will be on this list, marking a major turning point on climate cooperation.

Cisco Networking Academy Students Shine at NBA All-Star 2015

by Austin Belisle
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At last month’s National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game, some of the world’s best basketball players showcased their skills, dribbling the ball through their legs and leaping high into the air on a night full of exciting sports action. Above the hardwood floor and behind the arena’s closed doors, some of the event’s “most valuable players” were busy showing off their own skills to the NBA’s IT team, monitoring a massive network to make sure fans didn’t miss any of the excitement below.

How The Internet Of Things Could Power Preventive Treatment Of Chronic Diseases

by Sophie-Charlotte Moatti, Mobile veteran, monetization expert, Facebook entrepreneur, Stanford MBA, @scmoatti
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This blog post is part of a series on the future of health and technology produced by the editors of HuffPost ImpactX in conjunction with the world premiere of the trailer for documentary 'Detected,' produced by Ironbound Films, in partnership with Cisco. The trailer will debut on March 16 at the SXSW Music and Film Festival in Austin, TX. For more information about 'Detected,' click here. To see all the other posts in the series, click here.

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This blog post is part of a series on the future of health and technology produced by the editors of HuffPost ImpactX in conjunction with the world premiere of the trailer for documentary 'Detected,' produced by Ironbound Films, in partnership with Cisco. The trailer will debut on March 16 at the SXSW Music and Film Festival in Austin, TX. For more information about 'Detected,' click here. To see all the other posts in the series, click here.

Building the Next Generation of IT Professionals at Cisco Live Australia 2015

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This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region 

Today’s Cisco Networking Academy students will become tomorrow’s IT professionals, using technology in innovative ways to solve social problems around the world.

Cisco Joins North Carolina Governor in Helping Our Military Heroes Find Jobs

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According to North Carolina Governor McCrory, 27,000 military service members in his state will leave the armed forces in 2015 alone, representing a massive pool of highly-skilled talent. Military veterans have a strong work ethic, are accustomed to working under pressure, can make decisions smartly but swiftly, and are well organized.

But often the greatest challenge they have is translating those skills into something that we, in the civilian workforce, can understand and relate to our job requirements.

Cisco is Committed to Helping Military Veterans

By Patrick Finn
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As the U.S. Air Force’s first female airman to complete the grueling, 18-hour Army Cavalry Spur Ride, Courtney Beard is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. Even with her experience, Courtney faced a much greater challenge when she returned from her deployment — finding a job that aligned with her career goals.

Cisco and Techbridge Inspire Girls to Discover Passion for Technology

By Jessica Graham
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According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, more than half of all girls say they don’t typically consider a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). At Cisco, we can change that – with the help of nonprofit partners like Techbridge, we can inspire girls to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering.

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