Cisco's passion for STEM education is highlighted by the company's efforts around Corporate Social Responsibility. In particular, Cisco invites young women from around the world into its offices each year to celebrate Girls Power Tech—an initiative to encourage girls to explore the fields of STEM in academia and career.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women Technology, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry.
“The 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the industry,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in this rapidly growing field.”
by Janice Zdankus, Vice President, Quality, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
In a turbulent economy with an uncertain job market, a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) remains one of the most reliable paths to a rich, rewarding career. In fact, computer and IT jobs in the US are projected to grow 12 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all other occupations1. But, as hard as it may be to believe, the U.S. Department of Labor projects that there won’t be enough qualified students to meet the demand – with more than 1 million computing job openings alone projected by 20242.
It's International Women’s Day and we are being called on to #BeBoldForChange. Why, you might ask, is a middle-aged, white male CEO writing about International Women’s Day? The truth is that I believe I am part of the problem, and I’m determined to do something about it.
by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs
Be bold for change.
These words are the call to action for this year’s International Women’s Day (Wednesday, March 8). They call attention to women’s issues around the world – top of mind for so many of us. They also focus on our ability to address these issues and recreate the world according to a more inclusive and equitable vision.
CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge. Learn how Cisco is creating change this Women's History Month.
by Stephanie Chan
As we collectively step into the Spring season, many are taking the time to celebrate diversity and inclusion with Women's History Month.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge on Feb 28th—symbolizing a promise to support diversity in the tech industry by sponsoring one diverse person for advancement. Robbins joined the Women Executive Roundtable at this year's Mobile World Congress to engage in the conversation of positive change.
by Clane Hayward, Lead Writer for HP Employee Communications
What happens when three bright and motivated women put their heads together to brainstorm new approaches to challenging problems? Major creativity and production.
For Veronique Baudon, Sharon Dawson, and Kimi Jensen, all part of the HP Chief Technology Officer’s (CTO) Wearables & Smart Platform, collaborating led them to immediately invent new solutions, and 15 invention disclosures in nine months.