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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.

Content from this campaign

Why Latin America Should Embrace the Internet of Things
This post was written by Jordi Botifoll, President, Cisco Latin America, and originally published by the World Economic Forum Latin America faces major challenges in terms of...
May 21, 2015 9:30 AM ET
5 Tips for Women Starting a Social Purpose Business
This post was written by guest blogger Heather Franzese, co-founder and executive director of Good World Solutions. I spoke recently at the Lead On women’s leadership conference in Silicon Valley about how to build a successful social enterprise or social purpose business. The women I spoke with were...
May 11, 2015 1:00 PM ET
Proud to be a National Leader in Veterans Employment
On April 23, Cisco was honored to be part of the 4th anniversary and expansion of the Joining Forces Initiative, a White House project sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to support service members, veterans, and their families through wellness, education, and employment...
May 1, 2015 1:15 PM ET
Cisco's Girls Power Tech Mentoring Initiative Aims to Inspire 3,000 Careers in Tech on Girls in ICT Day
April 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, Cisco is hosting 3300 girls from 56 countries in 91 locations as part of the inaugural ‘Girls Power Tech' mentoring initiative, coinciding with the United Nations' Girls in ICT day. Girls Power Tech is focused on mentoring girls aged 13-18 to learn first-hand about career opportunities in information and communication technology (ICT).  Events have taken...
Apr 23, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Mentoring At-Risk Students Good for Our Hearts and Minds
Last week, I was acknowledged by the Alum Rock Counseling Center for my personal commitment to mentoring at-risk students. As I prepared my thank you remarks, I was reminded how much I value youth mentoring nonprofits such as Alum Rock, Big Brother Big Sisters, and ...
Apr 7, 2015 3:00 PM ET