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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.

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Young People Show Off Their IT Skills at Global Competition
It’s hard to believe 2 years have already passed since I first experienced WorldSkills in Leipzig, Germany. The intensity and energy of the week were unforgettable, so I’m excited to be back this year, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to experience it again. I always feel inspired meeting young people who take their skills to the next level. WorldSkills is one of the...
Aug 13, 2015 8:25 AM ET
A Journey from WorldSkills to Cisco
This post was written by guest blogger Jean-Philippe Desbiens, 23, laboratory administrator at Cisco Montreal. Cisco CCNA certified since age 17, Jean-Philippe is now CCNP certified and studying for his CCIE. He is involved in his community and is always eager to learn new technologies.
Aug 12, 2015 10:05 AM ET
IT Competitions Unleash Critical Thinking and Hone Job Skills
One year from now more than 10,500 athletes from 205 National Olympic Committees will put their skills and perseverance to the test at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Next year’s medal winners may go on to become professional athletes, role models, and commercial spokespeople – for many, the visibility and success they achieve in front of an international...
Aug 7, 2015 10:25 AM ET
Engineering a STEM Mentoring Moonshot
The following post was originally published in The Hill. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy laid out an ambitious goal for our nation – to land a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In doing so, he inspired a new generation and helped ensure U.S....
Aug 5, 2015 12:05 PM ET
#CiscoChat Recap: World Youth Skills Day?
Though it sounds cliché, technology seemingly does move at the speed of light. And as a result of these rapid evolutions that define the industry, “tech talent” is in extremely high-demand. Yet the number of technical-related positions...
Jul 27, 2015 6:55 AM ET