I have come to learn that there are a multitude of life lessons college does not fully prepare you for, and while I had interned at Cisco the previous summer – I was still nervous about beginning my full-fledged career at a company that’s prominence in our global community is impressive, and thus intimidating.
To add to those nerves fluttering around in my stomach, I was not quite yet aware what I would be doing at Cisco once I started – I just knew that I would be one of few women in a male-dominated space. With no sense of the culture within this particular organization, and no known experience in this field – my trepidation was rampant.
But when I started at Cisco, I realized my fears had been unfounded.
My first day and on-boarding process were supported by a variety of individuals throughout my new organization – the Trust Strategy Office (TSO). Many stood out to me, but those that stood out the most were the women of our team!
I have read and studied…