Networking Academy Impact - Colombia

In-kind contributions

$68.5M USD

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



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

Country digital readiness

Accelerate High

 Explore this country's readiness for a digitized future

2022 data coming soon



current annual students


total students since inception


are female since inception

based on those who identified gender




active instructors


are female

Cisco academies


partner organizations offering Cisco courses

Networking Academy is vital to promoting social inclusion in Latin America through digital skills training and development. Governments across our region value the program’s powerful social impact for individuals, educators, and communities. I am so proud of the work we do in partnership to power an inclusive future for all.

Mario de la Cruz Sarabia
Senior Director Government Affairs, Latin America

Key programs

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Medellín
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira
  • Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
  • Secretaria de Educación del Distrito SED
  • Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA)

Key partnership

  • Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (MinTIC)
  • City Government of Medellín, Sapiencia – Agencia de Educación Superior de Medellín
  • Ministry of Education National of Colombia
  • Secretary of Education of Bogotá

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