Diversity & Inclusion

Empowering tech’s next generation at 2016 ESSENCE Festival
07.01.2016

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

05.23.2016

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
04.04.2016

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
03.24.2016

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
03.15.2016

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

International Women’s Day
03.14.2016

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
03.08.2016

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.

02.26.2016

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
01.28.2016

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.
01.25.2016

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