Diversity & Inclusion

Empowering tech’s next generation at 2016 ESSENCE Festival

Our partnership with ESSENCE Music Festival is giving minority boys in middle school more access to STEM education and mentorship.


Verizon is proud to partner with PCIA—the Wireless Infrastructure Association—to host an inaugural Supplier Diversity Summit at 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Dallas, Texas.

Verizon receives diversity recognition in yet another category

The Women’s Business National Enterprise Council has named Verizon one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises for 2015.

Meet 3 women whose careers are flourishing at Verizon

Each one of them has taken advantage of Verizon’s leadership programs to learn new skills, network with other employees, find mentors and gain support along the way.

Faces of Diversity

For the second year in a row, Verizon was named among the Top 50 Employers by Equal Opportunity Magazine.

International Women’s Day

The International Women’s Day offered women at every level of the company the opportunity to connect, celebrate, and learn from one another.

Unlocking the code to more innovation

The ITIF recently announced a study showing that women and minorities are underrepresented in STEM. The Verizon Foundation is working to change this by focusing much of its work on creating programs to stimulate and retain students' interest in STEM-related subjects.


Verizon is investing engineering expertise and resources to bring technology and innovative learning to kids that might not otherwise have the opportunity to explore their full potential.

How one teen's app has inspired a struggling community

Verizon is committed to improving student engagement and achievement in STEM by infusing technology into the classroom through a variety of initiatives.

Washington, DC mayor Muriel Bowser, second from left, and Mario Acosta-Velez, second from right, present grant checks to Sultan Shakir from SMYAL and Ken Pettigrew from Wanda Alston House in Washington, DC.

Two grants totaling $45,000 were presented at a ceremony attended by Washington, DC mayor Muriel Bowser.