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From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A Donation of Pi-Top Laptops Engages Students at a Tribal College

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April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Every year at our annual Cisco Live customer event, attendees can participate in a hands-on social impact activity that benefits the local community. This wasn’t possible when Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, but we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Stepping in Together To Help the Children of Lebanon

by Maha Akkari, Cisco Network Consultant Engineer
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Like many, I have searched for the meaning of life and the secret to happiness. As I grew to know myself, I discovered that helping others brings deep peace and joy to my soul. I started engaging in giving back activities at an early age, and I always made sure to lend a hand to anyone who needs it.

The Social Justice of Education: An Interview With the CEO of New Teacher Center

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Social justice in education is about making sure there is equity in every classroom – and that type of environment starts with the teacher. New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness.

Astia Is Transforming the Way We Fund Businesses

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Astia is transforming how businesses are funded–providing capital, connections, and guidance that fuel the growth of highly innovative, women-led ventures worldwide. Astia recently launched a $100M early-stage venture fund to address the extraordinary disparity in funding for companies that include women in founding or executive roles.

Choose to Challenge: How Investing in Women Strengthens Families and Communities

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This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “choose to challenge,” which encourages every one of us to call out gender bias and inequality, and to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Why We Take Ethics and Integrity Seriously

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How people behave inside a company is just as important as how they interact outside a company. Like any Corporate Social Responsibility program that aims to contribute to the greater good, maintaining internal ethical practices means those external programs have greater impact. Would you trust a company that gave back to local communities while their employees were bribing partners or abusing their privilege? Not many would, which is why Cisco takes ethics, integrity, and compliance seriously.

Opening a Window of Opportunity to Bring More Women into the Tech Workforce

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The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.

How Technology Empowers Women in STEM

By Stephanie Chan
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Follow Camilla Ngala Timfe and Stephanie Harvey’s journeys with Cisco Networking Academy.

Everyone Can Help Someone

By Zarina Pasalic, Director of Digital Experience, United Kingdom
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I’ve been with Cisco for just under 15 years. I’m passionate about customer success and I’m a digital fanatic who found my niche in the Digital Lifecycle Experiences team in EMEAR.

Apart from being digitally obsessed, inspiring and impacting people with the “art of possible” drives me. Cisco encourages all our employees to give back, so helping those in need can become a reality.

What’s Your Humanity Brand?

How a Nonprofit Partner Supports Social Enterprises so Individuals Can Gain Relevant Skills

By Stacey Faucett
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This is the fourth article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

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This is the fourth article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

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