Diversity & Inclusion

For Same-Sex Couples, Workplace Benefits are the Great Equalizer

Verizon was one of the first companies to offer benefits to same-sex couples decades ago and now provides benefits to married same-sex couples in states where same-sex marriage is legal, and to same-sex domestic partnerships in states where it is not.

African-American children playing with tablet

Verizon will host its 6th annual Black History Month open house for guests of all ages at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in downtown Baltimore on Saturday (Feb. 28). The event is free and open to the public.


In partnership with U.S.Vets, Verizon is providing veterans with occupational skills training, job-retention support and other employment services.

New York City teen

Advancing education for minority youth is part of continuing to choose to call New York our home.

Break the Cycle | Black Girls CODE | Verizon Wireless

Black Girls CODE teaches young girls of color from underrepresented communities –how to build the applications and programs.

Careers and the disABLED Top 50 Employer list

Verizon was honored by being named to Careers and the disABLED Magazine’s Top 50 Employer list.

Black Girls CODE Raises The Next Generation of Tech Innovators | Verizon Wireless

In honor of Black History Month we are shining the bright light on the positive influences that African Americans have made in the tech industry.

#PotentialOfUs | Create History: Opening Doors | Verizon Wireless

This Black History Month, Verizon is celebrating the achievements of a group of Bronx Academy Middle School students, who collectively applied their creativity and uniqueness to design and build a mobile app that would solve a problem they identified in their school.

Faces of Diversity

Diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, achieving our business goals and building a stronger Verizon.


Nearly 8,000 women engineers, scientists and college students from around the world attended the 2014 Society of Women Engineers