What is the Verizon Innovative Learning Program?
The Verizon Innovative Learning program provides unique opportunities to girls, such as adequate educational preparation through innovative teaching methods and encouragement from role models, mentors, teachers and parents who see the potential of the girls to succeed in STEM careers.
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Why does VILP exist?
Experts agree that educating girls and women is critical to economic development. Promising young female students rarely consider careers in STEM fields due to the inadequate educational preparation they receive, the lack of visible female role models and mentors, and the lack of encouragement and support from teachers and parents, who cannot themselves envision the potential of girls to succeed in STEM careers.
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