Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to make networks possible by providing easy access to information. Cisco enables people to make powerful connections with businesses, schools, and influential individuals. Cisco is dedicated to supporting women business owners handle any obstacles they are confronted with. The company does this through sponsorship and installment of networks. Specifically, Cisco funds "Make Mine a Million $ (Dollar) Business," a program offering women business loans. This program aims to build a community of one million women-owned businesses earning $1 million or more in annual revenue. Within NCWIT, Cisco contributes to the funding of the Workforce Alliance.