Girls in STEM - TECH Day 2015- CISCO

  • Cisco introduces 'Girls Power Tech' ICT initiative - April 2015

    Cisco recently announced the launch of a global mentoring initiative called 'Girls Power Tech' to encourage girls and young women in over 50 countries to follow ICT career paths. The project is designed to complement the United Nations' 'Girls in ICT Day', that took place on April 23rd. It is now an annual day of activities organized by the International Telecommunications Union aimed at improving the understanding of careers in ICT among girls.

    As part of Cisco's initiative, girls aged 13-18 were invited to participate in mentoring opportunities with company employees, experience Cisco technologies and meet other girls participating in ICT Day via Cisco TelePresence.