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At Business and in Life, This CEO Is Winning by Design

By: Bonsu Thompson
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How a fashion entrepreneur in Florida keeps her business moving forward with the help of Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

How One VTeamer Leads the Way in Saving America's Rivers

Dan Zipper, a senior technical program manager at Verizon, picks up trash on his morning walks with Dots.
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On most days, Dan Zipper goes out with his dogs, running trails or walking along the Bill Branch stream near his home in the Baltimore area. On every walk, Zipper picks up litter from the stream — and plenty of it. “My big motivation is plastics because they’re choking the earth,” Zipper says.

How Skill-Sharing Can Change the Way You Think About Volunteering

Victoria Lai says she gained interpersonal and leadership skills while volunteering her business skills with various organizations.
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For Victoria Lai, skill-share volunteering is a passion. Having the chance to use her professional abilities to help a nonprofit organization makes this type of volunteering different from other opportunities, she says. “It was kind of similar to consulting, where you had a business problem, and you had to really work with the business and your team to come up with solutions and recommendations for that issue,” she explains.

One Year After Responsible Marketing Action Plan, Verizon Delivers Meaningful DE&I Results

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Verizon published results from the first year of its Responsible Marketing Action Plan, part of the company’s long-term commitment to supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I).

Verizon Bridging NYC Digital Divide: $3M Pledge, Free Internet Offer

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  • Verizon’s $3 million commitment to eight NYC-based organizations bolster STEM education, digital access and online learning
  • Verizon supporting STEM events June 9 at Williamsburg Community Center in Brooklyn, Beacon Community Center on Lower East Side
  • Through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and Fios Forward, income-qualifying customers can receive free home internet
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  • Verizon’s $3 million commitment to eight NYC-based organizations bolster STEM education, digital access and online learning
  • Verizon supporting STEM events June 9 at Williamsburg Community Center in Brooklyn, Beacon Community Center on Lower East Side
  • Through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and Fios Forward, income-qualifying customers can receive free home internet

You've Got Moxie! Veteran Teachers Say Tech Changes the Game

Giving students a chance to thrive with the help of technology and a healthy dose of fun.
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Even after working in education for 38 years each, Beatriz Llano-Scherker, a Verizon Innovative Learning School Coach at Hammocks Middle School in Miami, and Lois Seaman, Verizon Innovative Learning Lab Mentor, show no signs of slowing down.

Verizon and NYC MediaLab Announce Winners of the $1M Museum Initiative

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NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Verizon and NYC MediaLab announced the winners of the $1M Museum Initiative—a nationwide open call for museums and cultural institutions to develop and offer new immersive educational content available to all educators on the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ portal (verizon.com/learning).

Students Share How Access to Digital Learning Tools Sets Them Up for Success

As the school year ends, students reflect on their time with Verizon Innovative Learning.
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Mater Academy Bay sophomore Angelica Mesa used a 3D printer to create a model of a neuron.

As spring fever sets in and another school year comes to a close, we asked students at Mater Academy Bay Middle School and High School, a Verizon Innovative Learning school, to share what it’s really like to attend a school where connected tablets and innovative learning apps have replaced paper and pencil assignments in various subject electives.

Episode 2: On the Porch with Rose Stuckey Kirk

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On the Porch with Rose Stuckey Kirk, is an ongoing podcast hosted by Verizon's Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. Growing up in the South, big decisions were often made in one location for Rose—the front porch. Listeners can now tune into real conversations like she used to have on her porch, but this time the topics will range from pressing issues on social justice to climate, the economy, our community, and more. 

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