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Today on Up To Speed: Giving Tuesday, Serena Williams, #1 for Military and more in the week in review.

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The week in review.

On Monday, Sravya and Jess kicked the week off with a behind-the-scenes look at the Yahoo Sports office and studio in NYC.

This Tuesday was Giving Tuesday, and Andy and Jess reminded V Teamers some of the best ways they can make an impact with their time and money.

On Wednesday, we announced an exciting new partnership with Amazon Web Services to deliver Mobile Edge Computing.

Then on Thursday, we discussed the annual performance review process and setting goals for 2020.

Verizon Media and Serena Williams premiere new shoppable video series.

This week, Verizon Media and Serena Williams released a new series of videos as part of her “Everybody, Every Body,” campaign. The videos highlight Serena’s fashion line and her goal of empowering viewers by embracing diversity and size acceptance. The videos feature Verizon Media’s new shoppable format, which provides an interactive experience for seamless purchasing. “Verizon Media is deeply aligned with Serena and her mission of empowerment and inclusivity,” said Guru Gowrappan, Verizon Media CEO. Read more about the campaign and watch Serena’s videos and shop her fashion line on Yahoo.

#1 Military Friendly Company for the third year in a row.

For the third year in a row, we were named as the #1 military friendly company for our commitment to veterans and active service members. Thanks to our dedicated military recruitment team, we have more than 10,000 V Teamers who are veterans or reservists. Recently, we featured Verizon GM and former Marine Travis Kelso, for his work helping veterans transition to civilian life in Lincoln, NE. We also shared the incredible life story of David Pope, an Air Force Veteran and Managing Director in California. You can read more about the announcement right here.

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