Cisco Impact Area | Education

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Cisco Impact Area | Education

Tomorrow’s global problem solvers

Education is a core part of our mission to help solve society’s toughest problems. Cisco Networking Academy builds IT and career skills that empower people to thrive in the digital economy. And through Cisco grants and donations of our technology, we help improve access to quality education worldwide.

Click here to learn more about how Cisco promotes access to Education.

Videos From This Campaign

Content from this campaign

Training and Educating Latin America’s Future Workforce
More than 56 million people in Latin America rose above the poverty line between 2002 and 2011. Thanks to a thriving job market and rising wages, the middle class in the region grew by 82 million people in that time span, as more people discovered new economic opportunities in an increasingly connected world. The explosion of people, processes, data, and things connected to the Internet...
Oct 28, 2015 10:05 AM ET
An Enduring Commitment to Strengthening Cisco’s Communities
It started one day with a quiet knock on a classroom door where I was volunteering. A student at Joseph George middle-school in East San Jose asked if she could continue building her solar car at lunch time. Soon, she was joined by a one friend, then another. Pretty soon, they would come three or four at a time during snack, lunch, and after school to perfect their vehicles and...
Aug 24, 2015 9:20 AM ET
Impact Story: Networking Academy, Baltimore
After 10 years as a public school teacher in Baltimore, Maryland, Joseph Haw knew it was time for a change. Tired of watching students fail and lose the motivation to pursue higher education, he founded a new educational program, bringing hands-on learning and job opportunities to hundreds of men and women in his community. In Baltimore, the high school graduation rate is 68.5 percent....
Aug 21, 2015 9:05 AM ET
Cisco Volunteers, CyberPatriot Inspire Students to Pursue Cybersecurity Careers
Last week, 60 middle and high school students gathered at Cisco campuses in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC and Richardson, TX for a special cybersecurity camp being offered for the first time by CyberPatriot, the Air...
Aug 20, 2015 9:15 AM ET
Cisco Networking Academy Students Take Home Top Prizes at WorldSkills Competition
Another amazing World Skills week has come to an end. Congratulations to all participants across the various skills areas, you are all winners! Some highlights from the week of our Skill 39 competitors, who after months of training finally had the chance to put their hard work to the test during the 4-day competition. ...
Aug 19, 2015 9:05 AM ET