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Training Center and Telecoms Company Connect to Advance Employees

Instructors at Lviv Training Center in Ukraine provide coaching to help students advance their careers.

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Instructor Dedication and Industry Experience Help Students Succeed

Instructors at the University of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina attribute much of their success to partnering with local companies and listening to students.

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Academy Helps Students Compete in Global Economy

Secondary Technical School in Prague, Czech Republic was recently recognized by Cisco for the growth of their academy.

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Global Student Council Member Supplements Advanced Studies

Veronka Klauzova's studies at the Technical University of Košice inspired her to become an academy instructor on her path to a technical career.

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Networking Certification Provides Pathway to Prosperity

Thomas Mle Seton was considering a career in accounting when a friend helped set him on the path to a career in ICT.

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Administrator Ensures 99 Percent Uptime

Kapil Singhal enjoys his responsibilities as a network administrator for a market research company and hopes to earn his CCIE certification one day.

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Two Students Prove Age Is No Barrier to Gaining IT Skills

Edgar Spikes, 88, from the United States, and Irtaza Haider, 13, from Pakistan, share a passion for learning and working with networking technology.

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Student Wins NetRiders and Joins Cisco

After Maria Del Pilar Munoz won the first NetRiders competition in Colombia, she secured a position as a Cisco consulting systems engineer.

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The Sky Is Limitless for NetRiders Winner

Hernán Cortés, a 2012 NetRiders winner and telecommunications engineering student at INACAP in Chile, is also an award-winning night sky photographer.

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Moroccan Academy Prepares Women for Success in ICT

ENSET Mohammedia academy in Morocco is participating in a project to help prepare women for career opportunities in ICT.

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Academy Outreach Program Improves Learning in Mexico

Cisco joined forces with several organizations in Mexico to extend the benefits of technology into the local community.

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Two Military Academies in Romania Recognized for CCNA Best Practices

Instructors at Military Technical Academy and Defense Information Systems and Services Agency, in Romania are addressing the growing need for skilled ICT technicians.

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IT Professional Development for Students and Instructors

Instructors at Batumi Vocational Education and Training Center in Georgia share their IT knowledge as they continue their professional development.

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Targeted Internship Program Helps Partner Recruit Top Talent

An intensive training and internship program in the Philippines helped address a critical shortage of network engineers.

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Internship Program Benefits Students and Small Businesses

A program in Malaysia is advancing the concept of on-the-job training with a bootcamp and ongoing assessments.

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Father of Five Strives for Success in the ICT Industry

After five years in the cleaning industry, Francis Okethwengu of Uganda left his job and returned to school in hopes of improving his family's standard of living.

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Graduate Uses Her Skills to Help Rebuild Rwanda

When Beth Murora of Rwanda was six months pregnant with twins, she traveled 1000 miles from her home to gain new skills.

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UN Volunteers Overcome Adversity to Help People Succeed

Two volunteers in Kenya and Cambodia face sociopolitical challenges as they work to give students an opportunity to join the global economy.

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Student Finds Confidence to Overcome Challenges

Despite health issues and a lack of funds, Katoora Mbabazi Rose of Uganda developed the self confidence she needed to accomplish her career goals.

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Empowerment Program Prepares Student for Life After the Army

Despite having no IT experience, 23-year-old Tsiyona Kabada from Netanya, Israel enrolled in a Networking Academy.

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Standout Helps Disadvantaged Youth

Mert Kilic mastered his networking courses, exceled in a national IT contest, launched a career, and is now helping others.

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Student Finds Ways to Give Back to Society

Alina Studenova uses her love of technology and people to teach others and help nonprofits grow.

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Initiative Improves Prospects for Impoverished

Some of the poorest individuals in Rajasthan, India have gained access to computer and workplace training.

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Connecting Hearing-Impaired Students

Miras Economic and Technological College in Kazakhstan uses government grants and a Networking Academy partnership to help students succeed.

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