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Cisco Impact Area | Economic Empowerment

Investing in human potential

By supporting technology innovations, we empower people to thrive in the digital economy. Our solutions create IT careers for youth in Asia, support entrepreneurs in Latin America, and enable access to financial resources in Africa. These efforts help lift people out of poverty, support community development, and drive economic growth.

Learn more about how Cisco invests in human potential.

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Cisco Joins Global Problem Solvers at 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
This week, more than 2,500 leaders from business, government, academia, and civil society will convene at the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. As one of those attendees, Cisco will collaborate with other global problem solvers in strategic discussions...
Jan 20, 2016 10:30 AM ET
Impact Story: Networking Academy Mexico
At a high school in Monterrey, Mexico, students walk through heavy iron gates on their way to class, passing walls riddled with bullet holes — daily reminders of the violent culture lurking beyond their classroom walls. Luis Alfonso nearly fell victim to the violence of Monterrey, but instead, found a path toward independence and prosperity, and is bringing other young people from his...
Jan 18, 2016 10:05 AM ET
Say “Hello” to the Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Winners
Technology has the power to connect more than just computers, routers, or switches. In the right hands, it can connect people from all corners of the world. And for 11 students from 11 different countries, this week’s Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders grand prize trip to San Jose, California is a once-in-a-lifetime...
Jan 12, 2016 11:05 AM ET
Cisco Outlines Steps to Help Organisations Become IoT Ready
Cisco has outlined the vital key steps that organisations in South Africa will need to implement in order to become fully digital to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) era. According to the Cisco Digital Vortex: 941 leaders whitepaper most organisations are not ready to adopt...
Dec 4, 2015 12:05 PM ET
Cisco Celebrates Heroes on Veterans Day
Today in the United States is Veterans Day, where we give thanks to the millions of veterans who have served our country in wartime and peace. Originally called Armistice Day in honor of the cessation of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in World War 1 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of November 1918, Congress changed the name to Veterans Day in 1954 to honor American...
Nov 11, 2015 11:25 AM ET