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Cisco Launches NC4ME with IT Awareness Days in North Carolina

by Michael Veysey, Director Corporate Affairs
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Earlier this month, Cisco launched the IT Component of North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME), hosting two IT Awareness Days at Camp Lejuene and Fort Bragg in North Carolina. More than 120 transitioning or recently transitioned Service members attended the events, where they learned about North Carolina’s growing IT industry.

Successful IT Volunteer Management

by Lauren Chasanoff
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Originally published by Idealware

How valuable are volunteers to your organization’s technology infrastructure? Believe it or not, this question actually sparks some controversy. Not all nonprofits are comfortable engaging volunteers as a key technology resource because it’s often hard to know how skilled the volunteer is or whether the person will see a project through to completion. 

Military Helps Employee be FedEx Strong

Veteran Jandy Walker Reflects on the Meaning of Service
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FedEx Services senior project analyst Jandy Walker learned about commitment and teamwork during her service in the U.S. Army. Today, she relies on those same skills to ensure FedEx IT infrastructure keeps pace with increasing demands.

Cisco CSR at Cisco Live US 2015: The Week in Pictures

by Austin Belisle
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At this time last week, the Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility team was in San Diego, California as part of Cisco Live US 2015.

Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Thrives at Cisco Live US 2015

by Austin Belisle
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Yesterday, over 25,000 Cisco customers, employees, and executives helped kick off Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego, California, attending everything from John Chambers’ final keynote to the World of Solutions in the massive San Diego Convention Center. The venue, which measures over a quarter mile from end to end, features a public, secure wireless network for attendees to access from any room in the building.

Proud to be a National Leader in Veterans Employment

By Michael Veysey
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On April 23, Cisco was honored to be part of the 4th anniversary and expansion of the Joining Forces Initiative, a White House project sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to support service members, veterans, and their families through wellness, education, and employment opportunities.

#CiscoChat Recap: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech

by Alexis Raymond
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The number of women in the ICT workforce is unfortunately very low – hovering around 30 percent. But if the insightful feedback, eye-opening observations and encouraging outlooks expressed by our #CiscoChat participants is any indication, the future for women in both ICT and STEM is on track to be exceptionally bright.

#CiscoChat: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech

by Alexis Raymond
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Did you know that women account for only 30 percent of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) workforce? Or that they earn 57 percent of all U.S. undergraduate degrees, but only 18 percent of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees?

Leading Companies Join WWF in Calling for Large-Scale Climate Action Ahead of Paris Talks

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Today, the United States joins a growing group of countries proposing national contributions to a global climate pact to reduce carbon pollution. Ahead of negotiations in Paris this December, nearly every nation on Earth will be on this list, marking a major turning point on climate cooperation.

Building the Next Generation of IT Professionals at Cisco Live Australia 2015

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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 world.

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