We know better than anyone the importance of a strong network. That’s why we’re proud to partner with a diverse set of groups and associations.

Through sponsorships, career fairs and conferences, we extend opportunities to talented individuals while encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Association of latino professionals in finance & accounting (ALPFA)

ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students in the U.S., dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos to build leadership and career skills. We sponsor ALPFA’s national convention and some of its local chapters near our key finance hubs.



Ascend is the premier nonprofit professional association that showcases the leadership potential of Pan-Asians in global corporations. Verizon sponsors Ascend’s national conference in support of Pan-Asian professionals seeking finance careers.


Career opportunities for student with disabilities (COSD)

COSD works with higher-education institutions to assist students with disabilities in finding and developing careers. We attend COSD conferences and open doors for these students to pursue their chosen fields with us.

Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Anita Borg institute’s Grace Hopper celebration of women in computing

The Anita Borg Institute is dedicated to the professional development of women in computer science. It produces the world’s largest technology conference for women. As a sponsor of this event, we encourage women to pursue technology careers.


Hispanic engineer national achievement awards corporation (HENAAC)/great minds in STEM™

Great Minds in STEM, established as HENAAC, is the gateway for Hispanics into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with conferences that provide opportunities for Hispanic students and professionals to develop careers in STEM-focused fields. As a sponsor, we send professionals to HENAAC conferences, career fairs and events.

National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.

National association of black accountants, inc. (NABA, Inc.)

NABA assists African-Americans with their professional needs and leadership development in accounting, finance and business career areas. Our representatives attend its national conference, intended to provide opportunities for African-Americans interested in careers within our company.


National society of black engineers (NSBE)

The NSBE is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE conferences provide learning opportunities for participants and access to career information. Verizon attends several regional conferences annually.


Out for work (OFW)

OFW provides lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students with the opportunity to initiate, implement, evaluate and develop career plans. We sponsor and support OFW’s national conference.


Society of Asian scientists & engineers (SASE)

SASE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of Asian scientists and engineers in education and employment. Verizon sponsors and attends SASE’s three-day national conference in Philadelphia and informs SASE members of job opportunities at career fairs.


Society of hispanic professional engineers (SHPE)

SHPE empowers Hispanics to realize their full potential and impact the world through STEM opportunities. Verizon is an Industrial PartnerSHPE Council member, committed to empowering the Hispanic community and enabling Hispanic engineers to become industry pioneers.


Society of women engineers (SWE)

SWE encourages women to achieve full potential in their careers as engineers and technology leaders. As a scholarship provider and member of the Corporate Partnership Council, we empower women to pursue opportunities in the engineering field.


US business leadership network (USBLN): Disability at work

USBLN is a nonprofit organization that helps businesses drive performance by including people with disabilities in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace. As a corporate member of USBLN, Verizon sponsors USBLN’s annual conference and its Biz2Biz Expo.

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC)

The national business & disability council (NBDC)

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer organization and comprehensive resource for disability best practices. Its corporate partners are predominantly Fortune 1000 companies and government employers committed to disability diversity.