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.
Program at a Glance
India - Year 2013 to 2015
15 schools in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad
300 students with 30 teachers
Philippines – Year 2015
10 schools in Manila
200 students with 20 teachers
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. Learn more
Our SponsorVerizon is focused on accelerating social change by using the company's innovative technology to help solve pressing problems in education, health care and energy management. Since 2000, Verizon has invested more than half a billion dollars to improve the communities where Verizon employees work and live. Verizon's employees are generous with their donations and their time, having logged more than 6.2 million hours of service to make a positive difference in their communities. Learn about the Verizon Foundation
VILP is sponsored by Verizon.