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Inspiring success stories from learners and educators around the world.

South Africa instructor
IT Paves a Pathway Out of Poverty
When a young girl in South Africa discovered her passion for technology, she found a way out of poverty for herself and her family.
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Student Discovers Opportunity
An innovative IT program and the CCNA curriculum spark the interest of one young man, and put him on a path to independence and prosperity.
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Women Lead by Example
One university in Saudi Arabia adopted the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum to expand employment options for women and help advance their careers.

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* Based on survey responses from 2005 through fiscal year 2022 of students who took Cisco certification aligned courses.

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