Using Tech To Improve Livestock Production

Performance Livestock Analytics, part of Zoetis was founded to provide a digital platform for the livestock industry. Livestock production plays a critical role in the agriculture industry, but had been underserved by ag technology providers, particularly when compared to the row crop industry. Performance Livestock Analytics, part of Zoetis used their our own livestock experience, practical insights from producers, technical expertise of data engineers and previous Silicon Valley experience to create the livestock industry’s first cloud-based platform. Dane Kuper, CEO of Performance Livestock Analytics, part of Zoetis discusses how tech-enabled livestock production has improved the industry.

Improving Access To Care Through Telehealth

Certintell is a care management company that enables safety-net providers to make a lasting impact on the health of underserved patients through telehealth. Benjamin Lefever is responsible for leading the Certintell team and continued success, all while ensuring the culture the company was founded on continues to empower national community health centers.

Inspiring Girls To Explore Opportunities in STEM

STEMBLAZERS inspires girls to visualize themselves in science, technology, engineering, and math professions. Their long term goal is to reach 1 million girls and influence them to pursue a career in stem. And envision a world where women are equally represented in the stem workforce. Hear from Wendy Merchant, Founder and Executive Director of STEMBLAZERS, discuss how her organization is empowering girls to explore opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

ICYMI – Technology in the New Classroom: Supporting the Whole Child (Virtual Event – Part 1)

The COVID-19 pandemic uprooted the entire education system. Students and teachers are now starting to return to school, and whether the setting is a physical classroom, virtual, or hybrid model, the new school year will be a big adjustment. Education in a pandemic has highlighted, along with the importance of internet connectivity and computing devices, issues of relevant curriculum, varying pedagogical approaches, and wellness concerns for both teachers and students.

On October 8th, US Tech Future and our event partner, Central Area of the Links, Incorporated (@calinksinc), hosted a discussion on these issues and possible solutions that families and educators can use in navigating the new classroom.

Watch the full conversation and learn more about our speakers below!

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We encourage you to view our previous US Tech Future virtual events here.

Hispanic Heritage Month

What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean to Verizon employees?

Hear directly from a few Verizon Policy team members in the video below: Marcela Zamora, Vice President of Federal Government Relations; Mario Acosta-Velez, Director of State Government Affairs and External Affairs; Rudy Reyes, Vice President of State Legal, Regulatory, Public Policy and Community Engagement; Jesus Roman, Associate General, Counsel and Vice President of Government Affairs; Sophia Garcia, Executive Director, of Community Affairs and Government Relations; Jay Day, Executive Director, Government and External Affairs; Erica Jacquez, Executive Director of External and Government Affairs; Melanie Figueroa, Director of Government and Community Affairs; and Ku’ulei Jakubczak, Director of Government and Community Affairs

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ICYMI – How Technology Helps Communities Adapt (9/17 Virtual Event)

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important access to technology is in communities across America. From learning at home, to connecting with doctors, to video calls with loved ones, technology is keeping Americans connected.

On September 17, 2020, local community leaders from Baltimore, MD, Newark, NJ, and Washington, DC, discussed how their communities are leveraging technology to help manage the challenges of the pandemic, the role that it will play in addressing issues of social and racial justice, and how it could transform the ways we live and work.

Watch the full conversation and learn more about our speakers below!

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We encourage you to view our previous US Tech Future virtual events here.

Verizon lanza Verizon Latino, una sección dedicada a la Música Latina en Apple Music

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. El mes de la Herencia Hispana comienza el 15 de septiembre y termina el 15 de octubre, Verizon celebra la diversidad y las contribuciones de los hispanos todos los días. Verizon está comprometido a brindar el mejor valor y entretenimiento a sus clientes hispanos en la red más confiable del país¹. Nos complace anunciar el lanzamiento de Verizon Latino Apple Music Room, una sección designada dentro de la plataforma Apple Music con las mejores listas de reproducción, videos y contenido de los artistas latinos más populares seleccionados exclusivamente para Verizon.

El contenido estará disponible a partir del 14 de septiembre y se actualizará con frecuencia para ofrecer a los usuarios acceso continuo a la música latina más nueva y popular. Además, los clientes de Verizon pueden obtener Apple Music, con más de 60 millones de sus canciones favoritas para reproducir o descargar y acceso a su biblioteca de música existente, gratis por 6 meses o incluido como parte de los nuevos planes ilimitados Mix & Match de Verizon wireless. Los clientes también tendrán acceso a las tres estaciones de radio de transmisión en vivo de Apple Music: Apple Music 1 (anteriormente Beats 1), que incluye los programas de radio de música latina ¡Dale Play! y La Fórmula, Apple Music Hits y Apple Music Country.

Ver el lanzamiento completo de Verizon.

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