On March 7th 2018... 

We are thrilled to announce that Cisco and g4g are coming together to support the Global Girls in ICT Day initiative by welcoming a group of girls for an afternoon of Arduino technology & cyber security at Cisco offices in Brussels!

A special group of 25 girls aged 11-15 will have the chance to have one-on-one mentorship and inspiration with Cisco employees and Women of Impact attendees!

Hashtags: #GirlsPowerTech #GirlsinICT #g4gCisco


When? Where? What?

Where? Cisco Offices, Diegem, Belgium

When? Wednesday, 7 March 2018 from 13h00 to 17h30 

What? We welcome 25 girls aged 11-15 to a g4g@work event at Cisco for an afternoon of hands-on, interactive, & technology-driven workshops! Lunch will be provided when the girls arrive and will include sandwiches, pasta, drinks, and some vegetarian options! 

How? We invite role model professionals to lead 45 minute workshops that show the link to STEM and highlight the technology that Cisco is known for, with 10 - 12 girls in one workshop. At the end of the afternoon, girls will become Cisco Certified Future Engineers!

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How did we get here?

Considering the huge success of Cisco's custom-made, hands-on workshops, we took our collaboration to the next level & introduced a new global concept: g4g@work inspired by an incredible team of Cisco role-models! Read up on it here!


Meet the Team!

 
 Aurelia is on our advisory board for corporate partnerships and is our diversity & inclusion expert, global Cisco contact, AND Project Manager for g4g in Amman, Krakow & now Barcelona! She’s piloted our‘g4g@work’ concept w/ Cisco, which we will use with other companies around the world! As a “world citizen” in Brussels, she loves kitchen science and watching " The IT Crowd "! She hopes to inspire the next generation of female STEM leaders around the world!  All about her launch in Jordan here!

Aurelia is on our advisory board for corporate partnerships and is our diversity & inclusion expert, global Cisco contact, AND Project Manager for g4g in Amman, Krakow & now Barcelona! She’s piloted our‘g4g@work’ concept w/ Cisco, which we will use with other companies around the world! As a “world citizen” in Brussels, she loves kitchen science and watching "The IT Crowd"! She hopes to inspire the next generation of female STEM leaders around the world! All about her launch in Jordan here!

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 Lucy Reynaud is an Aussie expat married to a fabulous Frenchman and has with 3 young children who were each born in different countries. She’s an all or nothing girl, therefore most likely to be found either out training for a half marathon… or lazing around reading her third book this week. She is a Gemmologist and Diamond Grader by profession, a total nerd, and likes to think of herself as a semi-professional dumpling & massage tester too.

Lucy Reynaud is an Aussie expat married to a fabulous Frenchman and has with 3 young children who were each born in different countries. She’s an all or nothing girl, therefore most likely to be found either out training for a half marathon… or lazing around reading her third book this week. She is a Gemmologist and Diamond Grader by profession, a total nerd, and likes to think of herself as a semi-professional dumpling & massage tester too.

g4g HQ Coordinator greenlight for girls

 
 Déborah is a Master student in Communications at the VUB. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. She’s passionate about music, especially singing. There are so many things she still wants to learn in her life, from learning a few more languages, to learning to play a few more instruments, to learning to code. Luckily at G4g, she is learning lots of new things.

Déborah is a Master student in Communications at the VUB. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. She’s passionate about music, especially singing. There are so many things she still wants to learn in her life, from learning a few more languages, to learning to play a few more instruments, to learning to code. Luckily at G4g, she is learning lots of new things.

Communications Coordinator    greenlight for girls

 

Project Manager greenlight for girls

Take a peek into our previous events!

2017

Last year, g4g and Cisco celebrated girls in tech by hosting our Girl Power Tech - g4g @work w/ Cisco in Brussels on May 3rd. Together, we welcomed 40 young, ambitious girls for an amazing, fun-filled day. They got to explore electronics, learned about Mars in a workshop inspired by the movie “The Martian” and got to learn from inspiring Cisco rolemodels, having the opportunity to ask them questions in a Speed Mentoring session. At the end of the day, all the girls became Cisco Certified Future Engineers!

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A big thank you to Cisco BeLux team, especially our leads, Aurelia Takacs, our g4g Global Cisco Contact and Sylwia Zamiela

2016

On April 27th, g4g collaborated with Cisco BeLux to invite 30 girls from the local community for Cisco’s Global Girls in ICT Day. The girls experienced three fun and hands-on tech-driven workshops and in the end of the day, they became Cisco Certified Future Engineers (CCFE)! So what did the girls get to experience? A popular workshop – Arduino electronics FUN – gave the girls an opportunity to build their own creations, like traffic lights, and control the physical world via sensors and actuators; A custom-made Cisco workshop called “I’m a Router” where the girls discovered the basics of routing protocols and the logic that guides networking devices by building connections across the globe; “The Martian” Telepresence Technology – yet another custom-made Cisco workshop. The girls got to experience first-hand how cool cutting edge technology connects Cisco employees around the globe and how Mark fom Mars signals to his colleagues back on Earth! Finally, the girls went through the Cisco TAC Lab Tour that takes you through an amazing visit of one of Cisco’s largest labs, with tons of cool gear that can replicate any customer network in less than four hours!

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Special thank you to Aurelia, Lien, Jitka, Nele and Ann for leading the way to yet another successful event!

2015

On the 1st of April, g4g and Cisco invited 34 girls to the Cisco premises, giving them the opportunity to become Cisco Certified Future Engineers. Throughout the day, the girls got to build several skills, including codig , LED programming and telepresence technology. Watch out for these girls, as they are ready to take on the ICT world!

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Thank you to the Cisco team and all the amazing volunteers!