When I first learned about AT&T’s Do One Thing (DOT) initiative – which invites employees to take a simple, measurable action to benefit the world around them – I didn’t realize that my passion for wellness and meditation would encourage my colleagues to make similar healthy changes in their lives.Read More »
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Super Bowl or Super Bust: What Happens to that Championship Shirt When Your Team Loses?
Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the merchandise produced for a sports team that doesn’t win the championship? What was the fate of the 2015 Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl shirts and Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals hats that were mass produced and never saw the light of day? Why does a manufacturer take a gamble to produce large quantities of goods that may never be relevant or available for purchase?Read More »
All Star Code is thrilled to announce an innovative collaboration with AT&T for The 2015 All Star Code Summer Intensive. With the shared goal of empowering students everywhere to reach their highest potential, AT&T has awarded All Star Code $100,000 in support through AT&T Aspire. This exciting new collaboration will additionally provide seven All Star Code students, who will be named AT&T scholars, with scholarships, free laptops and supplies for embodying creativity, intellect and curiosity.Read More »
Twenty-five years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gave civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities. At AT&T we are honoring this anniversary by celebrating our employees and innovations that have created opportunities for people with disabilities. Take a look at 10 of these technology innovations below and share your ADA story on social media using #ADA25.Read More »
AT&T, NYU Announce Winners of $100,000 Connect Ability Tech Challenge to Improve the Lives of People Living with DisabilitiesJuly 27, 2015 4:10 PM by AT&T
Senator Charles Schumer and Disability Advocates Join in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Grand Prize Awarded to Kinesic Mouse, a Mobility Solution that Allows Users to Control a PC Hands-free.
NEW YORK, JULY 27, 2015 — Marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Senator Charles Schumer joined AT&T* and New York University’s ABILITY Lab Monday to announce more than $100,000 in prizes awarded to developers of high-tech solutions to improve the lives of people living with disabilities.Read More »
This weekend, nearly 75 students of color celebrated the commencement of the Summer Math and Science Academy (SMASH)—an immersive STEM enrichment program of the Level Playing Field Institute — at my alma mater, the University of California-Berkeley. After five weeks of on-campus instruction in math, science and computer science, the SMASH scholars presented their final projects to their families, friends, and members of the community.Read More »
The average travel time to work in the United States is 25.4 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and over 10 million people commute an hour or more each way. Then there are the “mega” commuters who travel 90 minutes and 50 miles each way. While some may enjoy spending their time and money following this daily ritual, research shows this daily back-and-forth can have serious negative impacts to your well-being.Read More »
I was born in the Kandahar Province in Afghanistan. Most people outside of my country have probably never heard of this place. My neighbors are conservative Pashtun, many of whom believe that women are not as mentally or physically able as men and are born to serve their husbands and raise their children. For as long as I can remember, I was determined to break this way of thinking through one of the most effective means possible -- education.Read More »
Picture this. You’re driving in your neighborhood. Your phone beeps. You take your eyes off the road for just a second. What happens next…could be life-changing.Read More »
Throughout my career, there have been many women who have encouraged and inspired me to be better. Today, I’m proud to celebrate twenty such women as they graduate from the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program.Read More »