U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo at present appointed Cisco Chair and CEO Chuck Robbins to the U.S.-EU Commerce and Know-how Council’s Expertise for Progress Activity Drive. The Activity Drive’s goal is to place the U.S. and European Union (EU) to construct a well-trained workforce vital to sustaining transatlantic competitiveness in rising and present applied sciences.
“A aggressive workforce is essential to financial and nationwide safety, and it’s the duty of leaders in business, authorities and academia to work collectively to equip our communities with the required digital expertise to compete within the twenty first century. As a member of the Expertise for Progress Activity Drive, Cisco appears ahead to contributing our data and experience in international expertise constructing. The a long time of learnings from our Cisco Networking Academy, one of many longest standing IT skills-to-jobs packages on the earth, will likely be instrumental in our work to reskill and upskill hundreds of thousands of People and Europeans.”
– Chuck Robbins, Chair and CEO of Cisco
Cisco Networking Academy’s mission is to offer an equitable and inclusive workforce growth program on a worldwide scale. Based in 1997, Cisco Networking Academy continues to be one of many longest-standing IT skills-to-jobs packages on the earth. To this point, over 17.5 million international learners have taken Cisco Networking Academy programs to achieve digital expertise. In October 2022, Cisco introduced a brand new aim to offer digital and cybersecurity expertise coaching to 25 million individuals over the following 10 years to place them for in-demand jobs.
The Expertise for Progress Activity Drive is comprised of leaders from authorities, enterprise, organized labor, and organizations that assist coaching within the U.S. and the EU. Members will change data and put together concrete and particular suggestions on how you can develop expertise growth and coaching within the U.S. and the EU. The Activity Drive’s work is meant to advance private and non-private sector initiatives to enhance transatlantic workforce growth.