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On Girls in ICT Day, Cisco Encourages Teens to Pursue Technology Careers

SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc.

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By Alexis Raymond

Teenage girls use computers and the Internet as much as boys do, but are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career.

In the United Kingdom, fewer than 1 in 5 computer scientists are women (Women and ICT), and in the United States, women hold more degrees than men and make up 58 percent of the professional workforce, yet their representation in ICT is less than 25 percent (NCWIT).

Continue reading about Cisco's role in International Girls in ICT Day.

Tweet me: .@CiscoCSR is encouraging teens to pursue tech careers in celebration of International Girls in #ICT Day http://3bl.me/gfysza

KEYWORDS: Technology, careers in technology, international girls in ict day, ICT, ncwit, international telecommunication union, csr, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco, cisco systems

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