Cisco Empowered Women's Network

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Save the Date for the 2017 Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) event at Cisco Live in Las Vegas, Nevada


The fifth annual CEWN event will feature keynotes, lightning talks and a panel discussion led by thought-leaders in IT.


You’ll walk away with new definitions of leadership, networking, innovation, and success—and feel inspired and empowered to implement change in your own life.

Guest Speaker

Tania Katan


Tania Katan is an award-winning author, creative consultant and keynote speaker who believes in storytelling at all costs! She has been a featured speaker at Business of Software, Social Innovation Summit, Etsy, S.H.E. Summit, NPR, Comedy Central Stage, TEDx, and more. Her work has been written about in Huffington Post, TIME, The New York Times, CNN, USA Today and other media outlets. Katan is the co-creator of the internationally viral empowerment campaign #ItWasNeverADress for Axosoft. She is a Certified Anti-Bias & Diversity Trainer through the Anti-Defamation League and well-respected advocate in the breast cancer community. Katan is currently working on a book about sneaking creativity into traditionally less creative fields called, Creative Trespassing. When you’re ready to start a creative revolution, check out:

Date and Time


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Cisco Live 2017 Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center – Lower Level, South Pacific Ballroom

Sunday, June 25

Event: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Reception: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cisco Empowered Women's Network Overview

Learn more about how CEWN is creating a network of Cisco customers, partners and employees who join together to make a difference for women in IT.


There are two ways to register for Cisco Empowered Women’s Network:


1. Add Cisco Empowered Women’s Network add-on to any existing registration package

2. Register for the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network + Explorer Pass


Cisco Empowered Women’s Network welcomes anyone interested in making a difference for women in IT. You do not need to be a woman to attend this program.

About Us

Cisco Empowered Women’s Network is a network of Cisco customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT. Our year-round programs offer tools for our members to enrich and grow their careers, while paying it forward to empower women in our global community.

Stay Connected


Stay connected with us before, during and after Cisco Live by joining our communities on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, where you’ll find up-to-the-minute news on confirmed speakers, new agenda items and registration information.

Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors

Emerald Sponsors