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Next-Level Networking in the Digital Business World

Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Expert Tips for Making the Most of Free Networking Opportunities From Verizon Small Business Digital Ready.
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As busy entrepreneurs, Jevon Wooden and Samantha Sinclair know to focus on what matters. Wooden is the founder of the coaching business Live Not Loathe in Houston, Texas; Sinclair’s college prep company is Pathway to Purpose in Brooklyn, New York. Despite their full schedules, each of these business owners places a premium on networking with fellow entrepreneurs.

Golf Entrepreneurs Take a Swing at E-Commerce With Expert Advice From Verizon

Marketing Strategies From Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Helped the Cap Magnet Couple To See a 20 Percent Increase in Online Sales.
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Like many inspired business ideas, Denny Rivas’ company, The Original Cap Magnet, was born on the golf course. Rivas, an avid golfer and insurance broker based in Los Angeles, CA, conceived of a product that would easily keep a ball marker right where he needed it while playing—namely, at his fingertips.

How 3 Verizon Small Business Grant Recipients Applied Their $10,000, and Boosted Their Companies

Four Entrepreneurs Share How They Utilized the $10,000 Grant — and the Free Courses — Through Verizon Small Business Digital Ready To Boost Their Business in Remarkable Ways.
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Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is dedicated to helping small businesses thrive in the digital economy. As part of that initiative, and in partnership with the national community development non-profit LISC, Verizon is offering small business owners a chance to apply for $10,000 small business grants.

Through Mentorship, Verizon Volunteers Are Helping Young Women Around the World Excel in STEM

V Teamers Share With Mentees the Soft Skills They Need To Professionally Succeed
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Brianna Hanson, a third-year college student in Kingston, Jamaica, remembers how STEM subjects captivated her as a girl. “Science, technology, engineering and math really intrigued me growing up,” she says. “It’s all very dynamic. New innovations are introduced every day, and it's mind-blowing what you can do with science and technology.”

Here’s How Industrial Private 5G Helps Enable Sustainable and Agile Industrial Operations

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Over the previous decades, wireless communication technologies primarily addressed delivery of high-speed data primarily to consumers using a smartphone device. Standardization of 5G, within 3GPP, started with a vision to address many more verticals than smartphone use case. Hence, 5G was designed from the ground up with ultra-reliability, low latency, and a broad range of spectrum options in mind to meet the demanding requirements for many mission-critical industry verticals. These new capabilities made 5G a perfect fit for industrial automation and Industrial IoT in general.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Making STEM work for everyone

How do we ensure that young Latinos and Hispanics have digital access and adequate representation in science and technology? Key leaders in the field share their experience.
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By: Yolanda Parks

Diana Trujillo’s Instagram handle is @fromcalitomar. That’s not Cali for California. It’s Cali, Colombia, her hometown, and she made it to Mars. The Colombia native was NASA’s flight director for the Mars 2020 mission.

Verizon Expands Free Home Internet Program To Help Bridge Digital Divide

With the Verizon Forward Program and the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program, more families can access the network America relies on
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NEW YORK, November 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ongoing mission to help ensure equal and affordable access to internet for all, Verizon has announced select 5G Home and LTE Home Internet services are available for free to qualifying households through the new Verizon Forward Program. Now, qualified customers can take advantage of fast, reliable Verizon Home Internet via 5G Home, LTE Home or Fios at no cost.

Tech-Centric Teaching: STEM Lessons Encourage Differentiated Learning

From novice to expert techie, 4 cross-curriculum lessons for diverse learners
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By: Erin Schoen Marsh

It’s no secret that students seize the opportunity to use technology in the classroom. But for educators, the appeal of tech-based learning is a little different. Technology allows students to progress at their own pace while keeping them engaged with the work. With students learning independently, educators have the freedom to interact with students one-on-one, guiding their individual learning.

Climate Change Solutions Should Prioritize Our Nation’s Most Vulnerable

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Climate change is not solely an environmental issue. The effects of climate change have shown detrimental impacts to every continent and ocean across the globe, however, its hazardous events and trends have disproportionately impacted vulnerable populations. Recognizing climate change as a socio-economic issue is essential to driving the innovation needed to build climate equity for all people.

Virtual Conference Provides Free Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators on Election Day

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WASHINGTON, October 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Educators can learn directly from leading edtech experts on Tuesday, November 8, at the inaugural Elevating Innovation virtual conference presented by Digital Promise and Verizon. This professional learning opportunity is free to all educators as part of Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon’s award-winning education initiative focused on addressing the barriers to digital inclusion.

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