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How Cisco Inspires a Network for Good

By Fernando Rodriguez
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As a Cisco employee of over 20 years, I have witnessed the power of the network. I am not talking about the millions of computing networks we have built and supported globally. I am talking about building a network for good. I have witnessed this power as an employee; when we’re given the gift to be involved, learn, and experience activities where we give back to the communities in my home country of Colombia. Over the last two decades, I have gotten the opportunity to support people and organizations working miracles every day. Here are a few examples:

Solar Sister Is Addressing Gender Equity, Energy Poverty, and Climate Change

The Transformational Tech series highlights Cisco’s nonprofit grant recipients that use technology to help transform the lives of individuals and communities.
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By Charu Adesnik

When a person lives in a community that doesn’t have access to a power grid, it means no electricity. When you lack access to sustainable and affordable energy services and products, it is called energy poverty.

How COPE Leverages Esports to Inspire Youth Success

By Emma Reid
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This blog comes to us from Shae Williams, a former software executive with IBM, who cofounded a nonprofit Coalition of Parents in Esports (COPE) in 2020 to assist parents and their children to get the most from their online gaming experiences. COPE is a 501c3 nonprofit empowering youth, parents, educators, and community leaders to use the gaming metaverse to build confidence, curiosity, community, and careers through programs and scholarships. She will speak at an upcoming Women Rock-IT event on April 28, 2022.

What Our Nonprofit Partners Are Doing to Support People Impacted by the War in Ukraine - and How You Can Help

By Erin Connor
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According to the UN, 6.5 million Ukrainians have been displaced within Ukraine, and according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) more than 4 million people have been forced to flee the country since the invasion began on February 24, making this the

Opening Doors for Military Members

By Gena Pirtle
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The following is based on an excerpt from the 2021 Cisco Purpose Report, published on December 13, 2021.

After nearly five years in the U.S. Army, Averi Hall was concerned about the transition back to civilian life. “I’ve known a lot of veterans who struggle with their career when they get out,” she says.

WeThrive Education: Delivering Innovative Entrepreneurial Education to Empower Underserved Youth

By Shelley D. Harper
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“Things outside of a young person’s control can create an environment for underachievement,” says Daquan Oliver, founder and CEO of Cisco nonprofit partner WeThrive Education.

How This IoT Device From Charity: Water Could Advance Water Access for Billions

By Sue-Lynn Hinson
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The Transformational Tech series highlights Cisco’s nonprofit grant recipients that use technology to help transform the lives of individuals and communities.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: How Water Stewardship in Our Supply Chain Leads to a More Inclusive Future for All

By Stacey Faucett
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Water is one of Earth’s most precious natural resources. Although about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, only 3 percent of it is fresh water, and less than 1 percent of fresh water is available to humans for consumption.

What Top Tech Analysts Have to Say About Our Latest Purpose Report

By Sydney Frost
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Cisco is a tech giant, but social good is at the heart of everything they do. Cisco’s 2021 Purpose Report highlighted several accomplishments in 2021, including: providing job training to roughly three million students worldwide, contributing $477 million to community programs globally and deriving 85 percent of its energy from renewable sources.

Embracing Virtual Volunteering

By Stacey Faucett
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The following is based on an excerpt from the 2021 Cisco Purpose Report, published on December 13, 2021.

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