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Cisco Impact Area | Innovation

Imagine an inclusive digital future

Technology is rapidly changing the world of work, our local communities, and our daily lives. Everyone should be able to participate in this transformation. We are crafting new corporate social responsibility initiatives that address global problems, support innovative ideas, and enable opportunity for all in our increasingly digital world.

Empowering tomorrow's global problem solvers

Over the past two decades, we built Cisco Networking Academy into an award-winning education and career-building program, opening doors for people around the world.

As we look toward the next 20 years, we’re coming up with new ways to inspire today’s digital natives to become tomorrow’s global problem solvers. We’re investing in entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups that harness technology for social good. We partner with nonprofits that use technology to transform lives and scale their impact. And we collaborate with public universities to advance their communities through the power of digitization.

Click here to learn more about Cisco's Innovation Impact.

Videos From This Campaign

Content from this campaign

VIDEO | Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 Now Open to Applicants
Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability...
Nov 13, 2018 8:35 AM ET
Webinar | A Drone May Save Your Life One Day
This blog post was guest written by Dr. Catherine Ball, founder of the World of Drones Congress and World of Drones Education. She recently presented as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT speaker series, which was streamed live from her ...
Oct 10, 2018 8:25 AM ET
Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge First Runner-Up: Jara
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...
Jul 31, 2018 4:05 PM ET
Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge Grand Prize Winner: CareNX Innovations
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. So, two years ago, Shantanu and Aditya...
Jul 25, 2018 9:45 AM ET
Cisco VIDEO | Giving Voice to the Voiceless
"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...
Jul 18, 2018 8:35 AM ET

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