2016 in Review
A few of our favorite 2016 moments
A lot of good happened in 2016. Don’t let all those memes tell you different. Here are 10 things that made us smile in particular.
1. Black Girls Code grew from 10 to 12 chapters, launching workshops in Dallas and Miami for the first time in 2016.
2. Hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh kicked the truth to the young black youth at our 2016 NFC Block Party tent.
3. AT&T employee Casharee Smith wrote a heartfelt reaction to our $1 million dollar donation to the National Museum of African American Culture and History.
4. Fortune named AT&T among its 2016 “10 Best Workplaces for African-Americans”
5. All Star Code received an AT&T Aspire contribution of $250,000 to support 60 rising high school juniors and seniors participating in 2016’s All Star Code Summer Intensive.
6. Science, math and engineering students from 10 HBCUs got the chance to talk innovation and incubation with the Palo Alto AT&T Foundry team during the 2016 BE Tech ConneXt Summit.
7. The recently released 28th edition of the South Carolina African American History Calendar honors the Emanuel 9 and survivors in addition to other South Carolinians of note.
8. Great Place to Work included AT&T on the “2016 Best Workplaces for Diversity” list
9. AT&T Beyond Limits spokesperson and disability advocate Eric LeGrand will be among SiriusXM analysts covering college football bowl games in the 2016–17 postseason.
10. All the Twitter love #TheBridgeATT got after AT&T Studio Live with POWER events in Chicago, Little Rock and Dallas.
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