Cisco Participates in VP Harris’ Digital Coalition Roundtable in Africa



At the moment, Cisco participated in U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’ Digital Coalition Roundtable in Lusaka, Zambia to satisfy with private and non-private sector leaders and discover pathways to advance digital inclusion and digital connectivity in Africa.

“Deepening U.S.-Africa relations, bridging the digital divide on the continent, and empowering the folks of Africa with digital abilities for the roles of immediately and the longer term would require the funding and dedication of the private and non-private sectors collectively,” stated Reem Asaad, Cisco’s Vice President of the Center East and Africa.

“At December’s U.S.-Africa Enterprise Discussion board in Washington, Cisco unveiled its initiative with the Biden administration to prepare 3 million folks in Africa over the subsequent 10 years by our international IT skills-to-jobs program referred to as Cisco Networking Academy. The Digital Coalition Roundtable hosted immediately by Vice President Harris was a possibility for us to hold that momentum ahead and discover how the ability of public-private partnerships can construct progress, stimulate job creation, and energy a extra inclusive future in Africa.”