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Vodafone Americas Lays Foundation for Social Change

Mobile holds the key to bringing banking to the unbanked, healthcare to rural areas and opportunities for women who may otherwise be hard to reach. Realizing the full potential of mobile technologies and using it for the good of the world is what brings June Sugiyama to work every day.

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Join Us: Women and Girls Speak Up and Stay Safe: Media and Mobiles Event

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Digital technology and social media have given people all over the world ways to make their voices heard, and they’ve also sparked countless meaningful conversations and interactions. However, these platforms, although well intended, do not always lead positive communication. They have unfortunately opened the door for cyberbullying and online harassment, especially targeted at women and girls.

On Tuesday, June 6th, we will host a panel with Internews, in partnership with Technology Salon NYC, to explore the safety and security of women on media platforms. More

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Supporting Social Innovation Through Employee Engagement

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At the Vodafone Americas Foundation, we bring people together from all sectors to address some of the world’s most pressing social issues. We also know that sometimes the biggest change starts right at home, with our own workforce. As times change, so too do the opportunities for employee engagement. Just a few years ago, employee engagement might refer to volunteering at a local food pantry, or an after-hours mentoring agency. Increasingly, however, the workforce is becoming more diverse, more technologically connected, and more interested in helping their communities in novel and creative ways. More

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Supporting Diversity in the Tech Industry with Code/Interactive’s Diversity in Tech Awards

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It’s no secret that tech has a diversity problem. Minority groups have historically been underrepresented in the industry, and it’s often a pipeline problem that begins with early education. That’s where Code/Interactive, a non-profit organization focused on inspiring the next generation of diverse tech leaders, comes in. More

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