On behalf of Cisco, I’m pleased to announce that our company has awarded the Girls Scouts -- North Carolina Coastal Pines a $20,000 community impact grant to help girls from underserved communities attend its award-winning GIRLS GO TECH program. Every year, the GIRLS GO TECH program helps 350 North Carolina girls participate in science camp and robotics programs from Research Triangle Park and the surrounding area.
The GIRLS GO TECH program does an incredible job of opening the door to opportunities girls in the central and eastern North Carolina area. Cisco is proud to partner with the Girl Scouts to help ignite a passion for robotics and computer science in girls across the Triangle. Cisco has awarded the Girls Scouts -- North Carolina Coastal Pines nearly $150,000 worth of cash and technology grants over the past decade.
The funds will help girls throughout central and eastern North Carolina to participate in two programs:
1. The GIRLS GO TECH Science Camp, which provides middle school girls access to the science and computer labs at Meredith College, where they have the opportunity to complete computer-based workshops with Computer Science and other faculty at Meredith. The girls also take a number of field trips to tech...