Social Impact at Cisco Live

Be a part of the movement to accelerate global problem solving.

Why Social Impact

Our social impact mission at Cisco Live is to amplify Cisco’s commitment to accelerate global problem solving through technology and expertise, and to positively impact people, society, and the planet. Our activities tie into Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility priorities and our goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025.


Learn more about Cisco’s corporate CSR efforts

Future Workforce

Cisco Networking Academy Scholarships


Cisco endeavors to transform education and help build the workforce of tomorrow by fostering and developing IT Talent. Through College of Southern Nevada, Cisco Live provided two full year Cisco Networking Academy scholarships at Cisco Live Las Vegas 2017. Each scholarships funded one full year of education plus books.

Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team


For the sixth year in a row, a team of a dozen Cisco Networking Academy students and instructors from across the US & Canada were selected for an elite opportunity to work alongside Cisco engineers to help set up and support the massive network that supports Cisco Live Network Operations Center (NOC). The Networking Academy Dream Team is a diverse representation of the future workforce including soon-to-be college grads, military veterans, and career changers looking to expand their IT knowledge and demonstrate their skills in a high-paced real-world environment.


Learn more about the Dream Team

Cisco’s Commitment

Our efforts at Cisco Live directly align with Cisco’s corporate social responsibility goals.



Cisco's Corporate Social Responsibility
We give people skills to thrive in a connected world, empowering them to be global problem solvers and speed the pace of social change.
Celebrating 20 Years of Networking Academy
Diana Nassar is a global problem solver. The hands-on, practical training she received through Cisco Networking Academy prepared her to thrive in a technical career and inspire other women in Jordan to follow in her footsteps.
Global Problem Solvers
The digital revolution is empowering people everywhere to innovate as technologists, think as entrepreneurs, and act as social change agents.

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