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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 Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose
Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years. We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit City Year, a member of...
Jun 23, 2014 12:50 PM ET
Cisco Nonprofit Partner Provides Jobs That Lift People Out of Poverty
Today, The Guardian newspaper published an article featuring Cisco partner Digital Divide Data – a nonprofit social enterprise that hires workers for data...
Jun 20, 2014 4:15 PM ET
10 Skills The Workforce of the Future Will Need
This blog was written by Nicholas Enna, Director of Enterprise Applications at Teach For All, and originally appeared on Huffington Post ImpactX. Cisco supports...
Jun 5, 2014 11:15 AM ET
What Skills are Needed for Tomorrow's IT Workforce?
The growth of people, process, data, and things on the Internet is transforming how we work. Tomorrow’s workforce must be technology-minded to help businesses take advantage of these increased connections. Employers – what skills do you want future hires to have? Students – how are you preparing to succeed in tomorrow’s workforce?Educators – how are you...
May 20, 2014 5:15 PM ET
Technology that Helps Humanity
This article was originally published on Cisco’s internal employee news site, Cisco Employee Connection.  The Internet of Everything is beginning to transform every aspect of our lives. Can we still change this world for the better by connecting people, data, process and things? Corporate Affairs SVP Tae Yoo says, “More than ever.”...
May 20, 2014 10:20 AM ET

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