Women in Tech

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Intro - Women in Tech


From the ceiling-shattering women of history to the brilliant colleagues we work with every day, to the women who’ve taught, inspired and guided us, we all stand on the shoulders of the amazing women who helped us become the people we are today.

To celebrate and acknowledge these leaders Verizon hosted an inspirational event on International Women’s Day, March 8, to showcase leaders in a variety of industries.

Check out the videos below to see the events of the day.

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International Womens Day Webcast

International Women's Day Webcast – Introduction

Verizon celebrated International Women's Day with an inspirational event showcasing leaders in a variety of industries. In this introductory video, Verizon's Marni Walden kicks off the event.

Video of Regina Wilson at International Womens Day Webcast

NYC firefighter/first responder shares her story.

Regina Wilson talks of overcoming barriers in the workplace and working as a first responder during 9/11.

Video of Lydia Polgreen at International Womens Day Webcast

A conversation with the Huffington Post’s Lydia Polgreen

Verizon's Marni Walden discusses diversity, leadership, journalism and politics with Lydia Polgreen, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post.

Video of Tami Erwin at International Womens Day Webcast

Shared experiences

Verizon's Tami Erwin leads a discussion of business leaders discussing their shared experiences in the workplace.

Video of Q&A at International Womens Day Webcast

Ask me anything

Ask me anything panel where leaders from Verizon and AOL answer questions from the audience on a variety of topics.

Video of Bridgewater Choir at International Womens Day Webcast

Bridgewater Raritan High School Choir

The Bridgewater Raritan High School choir entertains the crowd at Verizon's International Women's Day Webcast.

WiTNY Build-A-Thon

WiTNY is an education initiative designed to increase the number of women working in technology.

Wrap up with Magda Yrizarry

Video of Magda Yrizarry at International Womens Day

Verizon's Magda Yrizarry wraps up Verizon's International Women's Day event with a message to encourage those in attendance take what they've learned and spread the knowledge.

Verizon women in the news

State Scoop’s Top 50 Women in Technology in 2017
Fed Scoop’s Top 50 Women in Technology 2017
People en Espanol – 25 Most Powerful Women 2017

What would Sandra do?

Read Tami Erwin's story about why Sandra Day O'Connor is her personal hero.

Women who inspire us

Read our inpiring stories about people who are blazing trails in tech.