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My name is Deirra Footman, and I work as a Network Engineer for a technology services agency. I have almost ten years of experience as a network engineer working in large Cisco enterprises.

I started CCIE By 30 to give back by sharing my knowledge and experiences. I hope to inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in technology by sharing my story. I'm a Cisco Network Academy Alumni and am a passionate advocate for STEM Education in public/urban school systems and empowering women in technology. I'm currently working towards my Bachelors Degree in Technology Management while pursuing my Cisco certifications.

I currently hold my CCNA in Routing and Switching, and I'm working towards my goal of obtaining my CCIE by the age of 30.  I also plan to obtain additional certifications in the following areas:

  • Security

  • Design

  • Data Center

Now for the housekeeping: All views expressed on this site are my own. 

I hope you enjoy the posts.