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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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Building the Next Generation of IT Professionals at Cisco Live Australia 2015
This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region  Today’s Cisco Networking Academy students will become tomorrow’s IT professionals, using technology in innovative ways to solve social problems around the...
Mar 17, 2015 2:35 PM ET
Cisco Joins North Carolina Governor in Helping Our Military Heroes Find Jobs
According to North Carolina Governor McCrory, 27,000 military service members in his state will leave the armed forces in 2015 alone, representing a massive pool of highly-skilled talent. Military veterans have a strong work ethic, are accustomed to working under pressure, can make decisions smartly but swiftly, and are well organized. But often the greatest challenge they have is...
Mar 10, 2015 3:00 PM ET
Competition Inspires Young People to Change the World with Connected Technology
The world is faced with overwhelming social issues, from climate change to poverty. Students and young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the growing number of devices connected to the Internet, turning them into products that will one day solve these global problems. A competition developed by Cisco France employees in 2014 aims to harnesses this innovative spirit. Now in its second...
Feb 19, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Cisco Joins Global Problem Solvers at 2015 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
By Alexis Raymond This week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will convene 2500 leaders from business, government...
Jan 19, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Cisco is a Top Silicon Valley Corporate Philanthropist
Last week, Cisco was once again named a top corporate philanthropist by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Cisco ranked #2 with US$19.2 million in contributions to Silicon Valley nonprofits and community...
Nov 12, 2014 2:45 PM ET