AI Fireside Chat: Cathleen Finn & Sarah Fraim, CEO of Mass Technology Leadership Council

At Verizon, innovation is at our core, and we’re inspired by organizations leading their communities into the digital age. That’s why Cathleen Finn was so excited to sit down the Sara Fraim, CEO of the Mass Technology Leadership Council, for a comprehensive discussion on Artificial Intelligence. From AI’s potential to its impact on life as we know it, we’re partnering with organizations on the ground to enrich our understanding of this new frontier of technology.

Check out highlights from their incredible conversation below, and be sure to watch their full fireside chat below!

VIP Series: Moving the Needle on Climate Protection in San Diego

Verizon is proud to support three fantastic organizations moving the needle on climate protection in Southern California: Tree San Diego, Surfrider Foundation, and Wildcoast. These organizations are protecting ocean habitats, cleaning beaches around the world, and planting new trees throughout San Diego. Watch the below video to learn more about how Verizon is partnering with these incredible organizations and their important missions.

To learn more about the organizations, visit:

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VIP Series: Lake Nona Innovation Hub

Verizon’s 5G Innovation Hub in Lake Nona, Florida is giving innovators the resources they need to allow their businesses to thrive. In keeping with our commitment to support burgeoning entrepreneurs, the Lab also hosts the Forward For Good Accelerator–providing funding to use Verizon’s technology, consultants, mentoring, and networking to innovators leveraging emerging technologies to reach underserved populations. Through this comprehensive programming, we’re excited to see these community-based organizations flourish into national partnerships. To learn more, watch the video!

VIP Series: Community Food Bank of New Jersey

Verizon is committed to supporting organizations that are working tirelessly to enrich the communities they serve. Community Food Bank of New Jersey provides food, help, and hope to New Jersey’s neighbors in need through a comprehensive set of services aimed to both educate and enrich the community. To learn more about this incredible organization, and why Verizon is so proud to get involved, watch the video!

VIP Series: The Alliance for Community Development

Verizon is proud to partner with organizations bettering the communities they serve from the ground up. One such organization is The Alliance for Community Development, a Bay-Area based nonprofit working to foster the success of local, traditionally underrepresented entrepreneurs through individualized programming and comprehensive support.

The Alliance for Community Development leverages Verizon’s Small Business Digital Ready platform to equip entrepreneurs with the skills they need to thrive in the age of the internet. In a rapidly changing online landscape, Verizon is grateful for The Alliance for Community Development’s mission to foster the success of small businesses. To learn more about the entrepreneurs taking part in this incredible organization, watch the video below!

VIP Series: Verizon & Soaring City Innovation

Verizon was proud to take part in Soaring City Innovation’s Gathering: The Metaverse and You. Verizon representatives were excited for the opportunity to connect with members of the Tampa Bay community and beyond, to demonstrate that innovation is for everyone–and showcase how Verizon is leading the way. To learn more about the event and Verizon’s involvement, watch the video!

VIP Series: Donna Street Community Center, Inc.

Verizon is proud to play an active role in giving back to the communities it serves. It was a privilege to join the Donna Street Community Center for an opportunity to enrich the local community on the ground, at a local event bringing comprehensive programming to all residents.

Get a glimpse into Verizon’s Kuulei Jakubczak and Jacqueline Schumann’s incredible day working with individuals of all ages—providing education about Verizon’s connectivity options, and engaging with the local community throughout a holistic set of events.

VIP Series: BronxWorks & HYPOTHEkids

A lifelong love of STEM must be fostered from a young age—that’s why Verizon was proud to support BronxWorks and HYPOTHEKids to bring hands-on science to children in New York City and beyond.

Over the summer, hundreds of children convened to take part in enrichment opportunities the Verizon Digital Inclusion and STEM Enrichment Grant supported. At the HYPOTHEkids table, kids were even able to learn how to make their own stethoscope!

To learn more about Verizon’s partnership and get a glimpse into the incredible event, watch the video!

VIP Series: The Northside Trap Run

Verizon was proud to support The Northside Trap Run–a revolutionary 5K experiencing blending hip-hop and community engagement. This family friendly walk/run event is hosted by Young Friends of the Ville, a committee of Northside Community Housing, Inc. The run highlights the often-overlooked beauty of communities throughout St. Louis.

Verizon is proud to support organizations that find innovative ways to engage and enrich their local communities. To learn more about the Trap Run, how it got started, and the role it plays in the greater community, watch the video!

VIP Series: Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

Immerse yourself in the rich history and awe-inspiring art collection at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), based in Long Beach, California. MOLAA is the only Museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino Art. Today, the permanent exhibition features over 1,300 works of art.

MOLAA enriches the surrounding community not only through the robust art collection, but also through stimulating community cultural events and comprehensive educational programs. To learn more about Verizon’s Partnership with MOLAA and the incredible role the Museum plays in the community, watch the video!

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