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.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The California Diversity Council is pleased to recognize the 2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology on October 13th at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. This award is presented to honor women who are breaking barriers in the technology field and setting high standards for themselves and others. The theme of this year’s dinner is “Women in Tech: Inventors, Innovators, and Entrepreneurs.”
Student teams, sponsored by Goldman Sachs and Qualcomm, recognized for homemade mobile apps
BENGALURU, India, August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ Multinational corporations and local students are coming together in a grassroots effort to enable new opportunities and empower women in technology and entrepreneurship. Middle and high school female students will compete in the Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Graduation Pitch Event in Bengaluru, India, on August 20th.
After three summers of Qcamp for Girls in STEM, I am excited to report that the seeds we planted two years ago and continued to nurture in order to positively impact the way girls learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers have bud
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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 #CiscoChat, Women in Technology: Changing the World for Good, on Wednesday, June 16th from 10am to 11am PT.
by Inbar Lasser-Raab, Cisco VP Infrastructure and Digital Solutions Marketing
When I was a girl, my parents taught me that anything was possible for me (besides being a singer…). Yet the majority of women continue to believe that they cannot pursue a successful career in science, technology, engineering, and math (what we now affectionately call STEM). They are all too often intimidated by these classes at a young age and do not believe that they are good enough for it. The number of female researchers, software developers, and technology entrepreneurs is growing, but it is still too low – around 20%.
Shraddha Chaplot, Greengineer and Machinegineer at Cisco
Have you ever believed that you could do or be anything? That in your heart and gut, you knew that you were destined to change the world in your own way, exciting, empowering and enabling so many others so they may do the things they never thought they could?
That's how I feel every day; and whether the world changes or not, that feeling is what inspires me to keep playing.
This story was originally posted on Cisco Employee Connection, Cisco’s internal employee news site.
We are about to show more than 3,000 girls and young women around the world that they can be the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers and technologists—the dreamers and doers who will invent the future.
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?