NACME 40th Anniversary Celebration

    October 29, 2014 4:15 PM by AT&T

    We celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) and their important mission to expand U.S. capability through increasing the number of successful minority women and men in STEM education and careers. By teaming with organizations like NACME, we can help give more students access to STEM resources and the skills they will need to succeed in today’s world. Check out this video from NACME alumni and collaborators about the impact NACME has on students and their future success.

    Spotlight On: Jennifer De La Torre

    October 24, 2014 9:30 AM by AT&T

    How does your role support AT&T’s efforts to improve social performance and impact?

    My role includes collaboration with and support of the Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which are focused on having a social impact on the communities in which our employees live and work. Our ERGs do an incredible job at making a difference, and in my role, I have the opportunity to support the ERG leadership teams by training them and providing their organization’s with corporate resources.

    Our ERGs are changing lives; as an example, a few of the ERGs are heavily involved with programs at local high schools where they encourage students to stay in school and get their degree. They have taught students about careers at AT&T, careers in STEM, and even how to build a mobile app!

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    Let’s Change the World Girls+STEM=Success!

    October 17, 2014 11:10 PM by Cathy Coughlin

    I feel energized, inspired and ready to tackle any challenge this morning. I’m surrounded by hundreds of the most ambitious young women on the planet at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City.

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    Innovation in Green

    October 16, 2014 12:30 PM by Igal Elbaz

    Today we’re announcing that AT&T is joining the board of directors of The Green Grid Association. This is important as we’re aiming to bring our expertise to the challenge of making modern networks more efficient.

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    Developing, Using and Appreciating Accessibility Tech at Home and at Work

    October 14, 2014 12:00 PM by John Herzog

    As a business professional, attorney and brand-new uncle, I live my life to the fullest – along with my guide dog, a black lab named Linus. I have a visual impairment and utilize devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones that contain screen readers to be productive both personally and professionally. Thanks to advances in technology, I am easily able to read printed mail, identify grocery boxes and cans, communicate and play real time games with friends and family, and even participate in a fantasy football league.

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    Your Tweet, Pledge or App Download Could Save a Life

    October 10, 2014 10:48 AM by Kathy Kramer

    The Texting & Driving ... It Can Wait campaign was created in 2010 to fight the ever-growing issue of texting behind the wheel.

    Since then, we’ve been sharing that message in many ways:

    • Through paid advertising and documentaries featuring people whose lives were forever changed by texting-and-driving crashes;
    • In schools and community events with simulators that show how dangerous texting while driving can be;
    • With a campaign that has inspired more than 5 million pledges never to text while driving;
    • By creating the AT&T DriveMode app and encouraging people to download and use it;
    • And through social media campaigns in which we ask people who understand the dangers and have made a personal commitment to encourage others to find ways to stop texting while driving.

    We received a lot of support – from more than 2,500 organizations and 65,000 individuals who have signed on as advocates for the cause.

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    Spotlight On: Kelem Butts

    October 9, 2014 9:15 AM by AT&T

    What is your typical day like on the job?

    There is really almost no such thing as a typical day for me. The closest thing to it would be working with numerous organizations outside of the company to talk through their issues and relationship with us around Aspire. To a lesser extent, I also coordinate internally and discuss the direction we think those organizations should take.

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    Hats Off to a Great Mind

    October 7, 2014 8:45 AM by AT&T

    Ralph de la Vega Inducted into the Great Minds of STEM HENAAC Hall of Fame

    Ralph de la Vega was inducted into the Great Minds in STEM HENAAC Hall of Fame at the 26th Annual HENAAC Conference in New Orleans. Great Minds in STEM recognizes the world-class achievements of its inductees and inspires future generations of engineers and scientists. In 2010, the organization recognized Mr. de la Vega as HENAAC Conference Engineer of The Year.

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    Spotlight On: Timothy Fleming

    October 3, 2014 10:30 AM by AT&T

    What is your typical day like on the job?

    This job is so dynamic that no two days really look alike, but I do spend a significant portion of my time meeting with our internal business partners. We are doing so many interesting projects within our own operational groups such as corporate real estate, fleet and supply chain that it can be a challenge keeping abreast of everything. Then when you think about all the cool products and services that are being developed in the M2M, Big Data and Cloud areas – things that can really help our customers be more sustainable– that’s when things get really exciting. So working with these internal groups on their sustainability goals is a big part of my day.

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    Roadtrip Nation Kicks Off 2014 Educational Fall “Roadie” Tour with AT&T Aspire

    September 30, 2014 10:51 AM by AT&T

    15,000 At Risk Students Will Be Exposed to The Roadtrip Nation Program Across 10+ States, Empowering Youth to Apply Their Passions Towards Their Career Goals

    Through AT&T Aspire’s collaboration with Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization, the iconic Green RV will begin its official 2014 tour in California this week. Traveling across the country, 60 events will take place during the upcoming school year with the goal of inspiring students, many at risk of dropping out, with self-discovery tools to define their own professional roads.

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