Qualcomm Wireless Reach

Multi-Stakeholder Public-Private Partnerships: Collaboration, Innovation and Growth

Caroline Rubin, Managing Associate at Nathan Associates, on our impactful public-private partnership with USAID and Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™

Our WEAVE project ran in Indonesia and Vietnam in 2020 and 2021. It successfully supported over 12,000 women entrepreneurs through our three online programmes – in the midst of the global pandemic.

NPO Kidsdoor and Qualcomm Wireless Reach Launch IT Drive Program


Qualcomm, through its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach ™ initiative, is collaborating with NPO Kidsdoor on a new program that will provide project-based IT training in Japan. This program will improve career readiness, IT literacy, and communication skills for middle and high school students in Tokyo’s Edogawa Ward.

Qualcomm Provides Emergency Call Device To Promote Public Safety to the Gangnam Support Center for Family With Disability

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SEOUL, South Korea, October 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Incorporated through its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ initiative, together with the Smart City Association and LUCIS Co., delivered 400 emergency call devices for vulnerable populations to the Gangnam Support Center for Family with Disability. Gangnam Support Center for Family with Disability is distributing an emergency device embedded with a Qualcomm Technologies, Inc’s solution for the safety of the disabled in the local community.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach's mWomen Programs


Mobile can empower women and transform their lives by providing access to information, services, health information and care, financial services, and job opportunities. Accelerating women's ownership of mobile phones provides life-changing information and services for women in underserved communities. Bridging the gender gap in mobile usage ultimately brings the benefits of mobile to women, their families, and communities.

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A Conversation With Mark Ruiz About Collaboration With Qualcomm Wireless Reach

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Wireless Reach programs showcase new and innovative ways that cutting-edge mobile technologies can be used to help achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the social and economic priorities of communities and governments globally. Since 2006, Wireless Reach programs have impacted more than 20 million people.

Learn how Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ has been transforming people’s lives for more than a decade.

How to Build Better Learning Machines

By Kevin Hogan

As a 25+ year veteran of education technology, Elliott Levine has seen a lot of change. In his new role with Qualcomm, he has the opportunity to affect more change than ever before. In this episode of EdTech Today, Levine outlines the challenges that lie ahead for post-pandemic issues and, more importantly, the solution to meet those challenges.

Qualcomm™ Wireless Reach®: Addressing Local Communities' COVID-19 Needs


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people’s lives in ways that were unimaginable less than one year ago. Along with the challenges have come great opportunities for innovative, sustainable solutions that use advanced mobile technologies to improve people’s lives.

Scale the Technology Now: Separating Content and Technology in Digital Health

By Carolyn Moore

At this year’s Global Digital Health Forum, I was excited to see the range of ways that digital tools are helping us move towards a healthier world. Despite the variation in the types of programs presented, two questions came up in nearly every conference session.

Read more on mPowering Health.

Qualcomm Invests in a Sustainable Future [Video]

By Kiva Allgood, Vice President, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Inc. and Molly Gavin, Vice President, Government Affairs and Sustainability

The Internet of Things (IoT) narrative has evolved drastically over the past two years, and today we have even more opportunity to redefine what’s possible with connectivity to make cities, cars, homes and devices smarter and more sustainable. At Qualcomm, we take pride in innovating for the greater good, and are excited about the opportunity to help shape the narrative about the role of IoT in enabling economic development and smart urban infrastructure.

In the Field in Indonesia for Wireless Reach’s New Maternal and Child Health Program

By Elisabeth Best, Sustainability and Wireless Reach Program Manager

At Qualcomm, we define sustainability as a strategy that drives long-term growth and profitability by including environmental, social and corporate governance issues in our business decisions as they relate to our key spheres of influence: our workplace, our supply chain, local communities, our industry and the public policy realm. For us, innovation isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are.


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