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The Top 3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Disaster Victims

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This post was written by guest blogger Zev Lowe, VP of Growth and Impact at AtmaGo.

How Cisco Is Helping Tweens Become Tech-Savvy Global Problem Solvers

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by Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs

When you think back to the first time an experience inspired you to take action, you’d likely point to your adolescent years. An engaging teacher, a passionate parent, an enthralling book, or a movie that you watched time and time again. In that moment you may not have realized, but as you look back, you clearly see that your perspective on the world—and a belief in your ability to shape it—were being formed.

Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge First Runner-Up: Jara

by Mary de Wysocki
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When an earthquake strikes, the initial impact isn’t always the most devastating. Often, it’s the aftershocks that leave a destructive, lasting impact. The 7.8-magnitute earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 affected nearly 8 million people, destroying thousands of homes and leaving an already remote country in critical need of support.

But hundreds of aftershocks — some with magnitudes greater than 6.0 — ensnared every aspect of Nepalese life for months. Roads became impossible to traverse, businesses crumbled, and nearly 9,000 schools were destroyed or damaged.

Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge Grand Prize Winner: CareNX Innovations

by Mary de Wysocki
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When Shantanu Pathak’s pregnant sister-in-law couldn’t detect fetal movement in her third trimester, he realized expecting mothers needed a better way to listen for their baby’s heartbeats. In his home country of India — and in many developing countries around the world — access to personal and necessary care is limited to those who can afford it.

Cisco VIDEO | Giving Voice to the Voiceless

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"My father always told me to focus on my vision and passion, and I’ve found that when you focus on something you’re passionate about — and are clear about your mission — you’ll be able to define your path, navigate the worst, and build your dream.”

Mary Elizabeth McCulloch’s life changed on her first trip to Ecuador as a 17-year-old exchange student. It was there she started volunteering in an orphanage for children and adults with disabilities, many of whom had cerebral palsy and were unable to speak.

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

Global Problem Solving Comes to Life at Cisco Live US 2018

by Austin Belisle
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Cisco Live US 2018 may be over, but it was only the continuation of our collective efforts to positively impact people, society, and the planet. Thanks to the more than 26,000 attendees and 350,000 online viewers who took part in Cisco Live this year, we saw global problem solvers come to life in Orlando, Florida.

Cisco VIDEO | Global Problem Solving Is Part of Our Culture

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At Cisco, we believe technology has the power to bring communities together and change the world. In fact, we have a goal to positively impact one billion people by 2025 through digital solutions. See how we bring together our resources, people, and the power of our technology to make the world a better place.

Watch our video and learn more about becoming a Global Problem Solver.

Introducing Global Problem Solvers: The Series

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Today, at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2018 conference in Chicago, we’re pleased to introduce Global Problem Solvers: The Series (GPS: The Series), a new Cisco corporate social responsibility (CSR) educational initiative. The new animated series and supporting activities for middle schoolers are available at no cost in English, Spanish, Hindi, and French at www.gpstheseries.com.

Empowering Women One Course at a Time

by Karen Walker, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
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Cisco has a long history of using technology to connect the world and change lives for the better. Our brand is all about the connections that make anything possible—and it continues to come to life in new and exciting ways.

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