January is National Mentoring Month, a month dedicated to promoting and encouraging youth mentoring across the country. We know that when mentors connect to young people, both are changed for the better. In fact, more than one in three students at risk of not graduating from high school grow up without an adult mentor in their life.
During 2017, AT&T’s long-standing culture of service and volunteerism has been highly visible across the nation with employees coming together to support communities affected by disasters and in need in Houston, Texas, Puerto Rico, California and many other regions. As an AT&T employee, and National President for HACEMOS, our company’s Latino focused employee resource group, I recently had the opportunity to serve alongside my colleagues from more than a dozen countries in a transformative project showing that our company’s spirt of service is also truly global.
By: Jeff Lewis, SVP & Chief Accessibility Officer, AT&T
AT&T is excited to launch a new documentary that tells incredible stories about people who are on the front lines of social change in the United States. The premiere of the AT&T original documentary RESOLUTION is focused on innovative thinking about disability and will showcase five compelling organizations that are making a meaningful difference in the lives of people with disabilities.
National Geographic's education initiatives are known for bringing students a global perspective on nature and the environment, and this summer, four top high school students got the chance to see the world for themselves as part of the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition.
By: Claudia Reid, a rising senior from Southside High School in Alabama.
This summer, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, and FOX Networks (parent company of National Geographic) sent 4 amazing high school students from across the United States and Latin America on a National Geographic Student Expedition through the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures took the 4 students on immersive learning trips, where they explored exciting destinations with National Geographic photographers, scientists and writers from
By: Amanda Chiampi, Director of Sustainability Integration
Those of us GRI-trained reporting-types know that when putting together a sustainability report, we can find ourselves lost in the details – aggregating pages of data, writing countless stories, holding hundreds of meetings with colleagues, and securing approvals for every detail of a final report.
I thought of myself as a tech-savvy millennial… and then I spent the day with Girls Who Code at Fullscreen Media. Sitting in the audience as teenage girls presented business recommendations about social sharing and streaming video, I realized that there has never been a more exciting time to be at the intersection of tech and media, and that I have a lot of catching up to do!
By Tina Morefield, AT&T Director, Community Engagement
AT&T joined Give Kids the World Village to host a volunteer day in Orlando. Nearly 600 people worked together to make it possible for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families to celebrate a year’s worth of holidays in a week. This event kicked off the annual Revolution dealer conference, hosted by DIRECTV — part of the AT&T family — for dealers, partners and employees.
By Brynne Dunn, Senior Communications Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, AT&T
At AT&T we are passionate about supporting education beyond the classroom.
To me, world travel is one of the most impactful learning experiences you can have during your formative years. When I was 16, I was lucky enough to travel with a group of fellow students to a remote island off the coast of Panama to help build a new school. The four weeks I spent on Arritupo completely changed my perspective on the world and inspired me to pursue a career that would enable me to give back.