Recognizing the need for more female participation in high technology, Cisco has programs and resources to help women develop their skills as individual contributors, managers, and executives. Cisco actively leads and participates in activities within and outside the company.
Within Cisco, two (of twelve) Employee Resource Groups are dedicated to women:
Cisco partners with several external organizations that provide networking, workshops, and professional development for women at Cisco. An added benefit is the opportunity for women employees to meet peers from other companies and learn about life outside of Cisco.
Some of these organizations include: