Networking Academy Global Impact Infographic

In-kind contributions

$4.8B USD

since inception, in curriculum, tools, resources, and support to students, schools and instructors

Jobs

95%

students who took Cisco certification aligned courses obtained a job and/or educational opportunity based on surveys since 2005 through fiscal year 2022

Students

3,198,000

current annual students

17,573,000

total students since inception

26%

are female since inception

based on those who identified gender

Instructors

29,300

active instructors

21%

are female instructors

Cisco academies

11,800

institutions and organizations offering Networking Academy courses

Current Annual Students from selected countries

Peru

266,820

Italy

62,715

Nigeria

123,132

Germany

46,470

India

413,930

Brazil

123,029

South Africa

82,219

Pakistan

108,711

USA

218,374

Mexico

138,900

Philippines

67,437

UK

51,864

+178 more countries

Public-Private Partnerships

  • 800 Academy Support Centers and Instructor Training Centers
Government partnership examples
  • White House Cyber Education and Workforce Commitment and CyberPatriot competition
  • Ministries of Education in Argentina, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Rica, Spain, Turkey and UAE.
  • Additional partnerships with Ministries around the world: Communication and Information Technology (ICT), Defense, Digital Innovation and Interior Affairs, Economy, Justice, Industry, Labor Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Social Affairs.
Global partnerships
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​International Telecommunication Union (UN-ITU)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Global Partnership for Education (GPE)
  • Anglo American
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
  • SOS Children's Villages
  • African Childs Project
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Cisco Networking Academy celebrates 25 years of educating the learners who connect the world. We are sustained by our deep, purpose-driven commitment to empower all people with career possibilities through inclusive workforce development.

Laura Quintana
Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Networking Academy

*In-kind contribution and metrics as of end of cisco fiscal year 2022