Launched in 1987, the Black Engineer of the Year Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in STEM field accomplishments. At this year’s conference, eight of our managers were honored on stage before a huge audience – four received top recognition for their contributions in technology – and another four were named Modern Day Technology Leaders.

Each of these individuals plays a key role in helping shape the way millions across the globe connect with their worlds every day – and each embodies what it means to be an AT&T leader.

Read their stories on our Consumer Blog.