Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Kangaroo Farts and the Teachable Moment

Author:  Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. As any adult who’s ever tried to hold the attention of a group of children knows, nothing can derail … Continue reading

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A Torch Bearer is a Local Hero

Torch Bearers represent individuals that have proven to be a local hero. What are some of the challenges you had to overcome? My name is Brianna Buckle and I’m 1 of 200 people in the world with the rarest heart … Continue reading

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Representing Canada by Carrying the Torch

How does it make you feel being an athlete and representing Canada by carrying the torch?  Being a torch bearer to me is symbolic of the experiences: the trials and tribulations, the wins and losses, the love and strife of … Continue reading

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What Sparked Your Interest in Being a TO2015 Torch Bearer?

What sparked your interest in being a torch Bearer? I wanted to be a part of a large sporting event so that I could share in the excitement and the spirit of the Games. In turn, when the opportunity came up, … Continue reading

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What Does Being a Torch Bearer for the TO2015 GAMES Mean to You?

What does being a torch bearer mean to you? Being a torch bearer means participating in a pre-games event across the Provinces that brings attention and visible representation to the group of Networking Academy instructors and students that are volunteering … Continue reading

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Bringing the Fire of the GAMES to Toronto Through the Torch Relay!

Q – What sparked your interest in being a Torchbearer for the TO2015 Games? I was born in Venezuela; but have made Toronto my home since 1987.  I am a former Track & Field Athlete, who participated in many provincial, … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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Empowering a Diverse Workforce

“Entrepreneurial Volunteerism” that is how I describe our inclusion and diversity strategy at Cisco. This is what you get when you give passionate people the freedom and support to explore what is important for them. A great example of this … Continue reading

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Governor General Addresses the Qikiqtani Regional Teachers’ Conference via Virtual Keynote

Over 400 Teachers across Nunavut Connect for the First Time at Inuksuk High School through TelePresence I don’t know if many of you have had the great privilege of meeting His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of … Continue reading

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A Mothers Perspective on Work Life Balance.

Last night my 9-year old son was working on his homework and asked to interview me. He said “what commitments do I have?” I replied, “family, my health and work.” He then asked me how do I meet these commitments? … Continue reading

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