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How Cisco's CDA Program Facilitates Sustainable Real Estate

By Cynthia Temesi
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This blog was co-authored by Sophia Filipe, Country Digitization Program Manager, with the Cisco Country Digital Acceleration program. This is the first in a series of blogs we will be writing to go behind the scenes of the sustainability projects we are engaged in, and the impact we are having, through Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program.

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This blog was co-authored by Sophia Filipe, Country Digitization Program Manager, with the Cisco Country Digital Acceleration program. This is the first in a series of blogs we will be writing to go behind the scenes of the sustainability projects we are engaged in, and the impact we are having, through Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program.

How NTI and Cisco Networking Academy Are Preparing Egypt for the IT Jobs of the Future

by Katherine Carvalho
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Egypt faces unique challenges, but along with those come unique opportunities. Egypt boasts the largest labor force in the region, and it is a youthful labor force too, with those in the 20 to 24 year-old age bracket representing more than half the labor force.

Announcing the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 Winners

by Francine Katsoudas
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Cisco’s purpose is to Power an Inclusive Future for All, and pursuing our Purpose means we continually look to evolve and expand the positive impact we have on people and the planet. An essential aspect of accelerating our impact is supporting the next generation of visionaries using technology for social good.

Cisco Foundation Grantee Uses Data To Fight Climate Change and Rebuild Healthy Forests

By Peter Tavernise
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In 2020, wildfires burned more than 4.3 million acres in California, home to Cisco’s headquarters and 39 million people. In terms of size, 4.3 million acres is on par with annual burn rates in the 1800s, before Europeans settled the western United States. What is different now is the severity of the fires due to climate change and overgrown, unhealthy and dry forests; 1.3 million of the acres burned in 2020 burned so severely that those forests will not grow back.

Camden Dream Center Levels-Up Diversity in IT

By Rebecca Chisolm
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It’s often said that technology is a great ‘leveler,’ meaning that the advantages of technology are accessible, and available to all.

thingQbator: Creating an Education Ecosystem To Nurture Innovation

By Harish Krishnan
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Former US president John F. Kennedy once said, “Not everyone has equal abilities, but everyone should have equal opportunity for education.” Cisco’s purpose is to Power an Inclusive Future for All and it cuts across not only our products and services, but also the way we engage with the community. Providing quality education and equal opportunity as a basic human right is a dream every visionary leader wants to turn into a reality, and that’s the story we saw unfolding through the thingQbator program.

EdCreate Foundation Empowers Students in India To Pursue New Opportunities

By Marcella O'Shea
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With shifts to hybrid work, IT talent continues to be in high demand across the globe. A recent report by Manpower Group suggests IT and data skills represent the largest hard-skills talent shortage worldwide.

Plastic Free July: How To Reduce Plastic Use Today and Everyday

By Jordan Hart-White
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When the mid-point of the year comes around, many of us in the western hemisphere think about beach vacations and picnics in the park. But many people may not know about Plastic Free July, an international campaign to reduce plastic use during this month. What began in 2011 in a small town in Western Australia has ballooned into a global phenomenon, with an estimated 140 million participants from over 190 countries.

How Cisco Is Pursuing Social Justice Through Supplier Diversity

By Stacey Faucett
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This post is guest authored by Bryan Wiggins, Supplier Diversity Leader, Global Procurement Services at Cisco. He is an Execution Owner of Cisco’s Social Justice Action 7, Supplier Engagement. Bryan has a nearly 20-year career with Cisco and is a US Army Veteran.

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This post is guest authored by Bryan Wiggins, Supplier Diversity Leader, Global Procurement Services at Cisco. He is an Execution Owner of Cisco’s Social Justice Action 7, Supplier Engagement. Bryan has a nearly 20-year career with Cisco and is a US Army Veteran.

Disability Pride Month: Uplifting Voices From Cisco's Disability Community

By Stacey Faucett
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July is Disability Pride Month, a time to accept and honor the diversity within the disability community, reflect on issues that people with disabilities are facing, and inspire action to make the world more inclusive and accessible. The first-ever Disability Pride Day was held in Boston, Massachusetts, following the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.

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