Diversity & Inclusion

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.

Careers and The disABLED
01.21.2016

For second year in a row, Careers & the disABLED magazine ranked Verizon among the Top 50 Employers in the US.

Minority Makers
12.11.2015

Music Executive Kevin Liles kicks off campus tour inspiring Verizon’s Minority Male Makers students to become the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Latin Grammys
11.25.2015

Verizon brings the ultimate fan experience to the Latin Grammys

Verizon's Longstanding Culture of Diversity and Inclusion
11.23.2015

Earlier this month, Magda Yrizarry, Verizon’s Chief Diversity and Talent Officer, participated in a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion, as part of the Senate Democratic Diversity Initiative.

South Asian festivals highlight Verizon’s diversity and inclusion
11.11.2015

Verizon employees joined together to observe two great traditions from South Asia, Diwali the “festival of lights” and Eid al-Adha.