On Girls in ICT Day, Cisco Encourages Teens to Pursue Technology Careers

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On Girls in ICT Day, Cisco Encourages Teens to Pursue Technology Careers

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 10:30am

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By Alexis Raymond

Teenage girls use computers and the Internet as much as boys do, but are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career.

In the United Kingdom, fewer than 1 in 5 computer scientists are women (Women and ICT), and in the United States, women hold more degrees than men and make up 58 percent of the professional workforce, yet their representation in ICT is less than 25 percent (NCWIT).

Continue reading about Cisco's role in International Girls in ICT Day.

Keywords: Education | Cisco | Corporate Social Responsibility | ICT | Technology | careers in technology | cisco systems | csr | international girls in ict day | international telecommunication union | ncwit

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