Supplier Diversity Blog

Read stories about Verizon’s diverse network of suppliers.


EDGE, our new supplier diversity mentorship program, is part of why we were named a top company for women-owned businesses.


We support diversity and inclusion in the communities we serve, and in 2017 supplier diversity made an impact in a big way. Meet two V Teamers who helped make it happen.

Oriel Arusy and Pat Patterson

Verizon receives a perfect score on the Diversity Equality Index proving company commitment to disabled employees, partners and suppliers.

Justin Nelson NGLCC

Verizon’s Supplier Diversity team attended the NGLCC conference in Las Vegas Nevada.

WBENC Conference

Check out some of the highlights from Verizon’s attendance at the WBENC National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dan Nilsen

Dan Nilsen, Founder of Bishop-McCann, an LGBT Certified advertising and events agency, discusses the importance of supplier diversity.


Verizon was recognized for the 12th consecutive year by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Betty Manetta

A Q&A with Betty Manetta who shares a passion for diversity.

David Seward

David L. Steward of World Wide Technology answers questions about his company, professional setbacks, and the benefits of joining the supplier diversity community.


Learn about Verizon’s Supplier Diversity program and our commitment to working with diverse suppliers.