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Media Kit: AT&T Wi-Fi

Awards and Recognition

Diversity

AT&T owes its success to our employees, and we're committed to making sure they are valued every step of the way. Check out our HR and Diversity awards.

  • 2014 Women's choice Award: WomenCertified Inc. honored AT&T U-verse® with three Women's Choice Awards® as "America's Most Recommended Brand among women for Broadband, Television and Phone Service Provider."

    Lori Lee, AT&T SEVP, Home Solutions is honored AT&T was, "chosen by women across America as the most recommended brand for broadband, TV and phone services. At AT&T we work hard to provide a great customer experience and the Women's Choice Award affirms our efforts."
  • AT&T's Coughlin, Cricket Wireless's Van Buskirk Named 'Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech': The National Diversity Council recently named its 2014 "Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology," and two AT&T women leaders made the list. Cathy Coughlin, global marketing officer and senior executive vice president, received the honor along with Jennifer Van Buskirk, president of Cricket Wireless. According to the National Diversity Council, this is a "definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry."
  • Global Telecoms Business, Power 100: #1 AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, #14 President and CEO of AT&T Mobility Ralph de la Vega, #52 SVP of Network Technologies Kris Rinne, #70 President of Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships Glenn Lurie and #72 EVP Wholesale Solutions José Gutiérrez
  • DiversityBusiness.com: No. 2 among the Top 50 Corporations for Multicultural Businesses "Div 50" (2013)
  • StartWire: AT&T was named No.1 on the list of the Top 25 Most Responsive Employers in America for systematically and proactively providing feedback to job seekers on their job applications. (2014)
  • U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association (USHAA): USHAA BRAVO Award for commitment to diversity (2013)
  • Wireless History Foundation, 2013 Wireless Hall of Fame: Kris Rinne SVP of Network Technologies is the second woman ever to be inducted into the Wireless Hall of Fame.
  • Women Business Enterprise National Council: AT&T is among the Top Corporations for Women Businesses (2013)
  • +2013
    • American Business Awards, The Stevies: Gold for Tech Innovator of the Year, John Donovan, SEVP, Technology and Network Operations
    • American Business Awards, The Stevies: Silver for Human Resources Department of the Year Across Industries for the Relentless Pursuit of World Class HR Department
    • American Business Awards, The Stevies: Silver for Human Resources Team of the Year for AT&T's "You Matter"
    • Association of Diversity Councils: 2013 Diversity Council Honors Award for League, and AT&T employee resource group
    • ASTRA - Women Business Alliance: AT&T was recognized with the Done Deal award for our commitment to diversity by partnering with women owned business as suppliers
    • CableFAX, Most Powerful Women in Cable: Lori Lee, AT&T SEVP of Home Solutions, was recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable in 2013
    • CareerBliss: Top 50 Happiest Companies in America
    • Careers & the disABLED: AT&T ranks fourth for Readers' Choice Top 50
    • Chief Learning Officer Magazine: AT&T tops the list of companies recognized as the 2013 Learning Elite
    • Columbia University: Alicia Abella, Director of AT&T Labs-Research, was Awarded the University Medal of Excellence
    • Computerworld: 100 Best Places to Work in IT
    • Computerworld: Premier 100 IT Leaders, SEVP of Technology and Network Operations John Donovan
    • Connected World Magazine: Women of M2M, SVP of Network Technologies Kris Rinne
    • CRN: Brooks McCorcle for Most Powerful Women in the Channel
    • CTIA Big Idea Award: Mobile Guardian for Enterprise IT & Security was awarded to Chris Hill, Senior Vice President, Advanced Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
    • Dallas Minority Supplier Development Council: AT&T was among corporations honored for work in the utilization and development of minority-owned businesses in the North Texas area (2013)
    • Diversity Business: Top Corporations for Supplier Diversity
    • Diversity Business: Top 50 Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
    • DiversityInc: One of the "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" (2010-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity (2010-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for Latinos (2011-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for Blacks (2010-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees (2010-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for Recruitment and Retention (2010-2013)
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities (2012-2013)
    • DiversityMBA Magazine: Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders for 2013 - Lori Lee, SEVP - Home Solutions; Xavier Williams, SVP - Service Management; Thaddeus Arroyo, Chief Information Officer (CIO); Ann Chow, SVP - Premier Client Group
    • Equal Opportunity Magazine: Readers ranked AT&T twelfth for progressive hiring of minority groups
    • Experience.com: AT&T was named one of the top 25 "Best Places to Work for Recent Grads"
    • Fast Company: 100 Most Creative People in Business 2013, Network Engineers Bob Matthews and Gary Chow for AT&T Multi-Beam
    • FierceWireless: Most Influential Women in Wireless, SVP of Network Technologies Kris Rinne
    • Forbes, World's Most Influential CMOs: Cathy Coughlin was named one of the most influential CMOs in the world.
    • G.I. Jobs: For the eighth year in a row, AT&T was recognized as one of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers
    • Hispanic Network Magazine: 2013 Best of the Best: Top Diversity Employers for Hispanics and Top Supplier Diversity Programs for Hispanics
    • HispanicBusiness.com: #1 for the 2013 Best Companies for Diversity
    • International Business Awards, The Stevies: Silver for Tech Innovator of the Year, SEVP of Technology and Network Operations John Donovan
    • LATINAStyle Magazine: Company of the Year
    • LATINAStyle Magazine: Top 5 Employee Resource Groups of the Year for AT&T Hacemos
    • Military Time: AT&T was ranked amongst the top Best for Vets Employer
    • National Association of Female Executives: For the fourth year in a row, AT&T ranks among the Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
    • NJBiz: NJBiz Healthcare Heroes, Innovation Award, AT&T Labs Researcher Bob Miller
    • Professional Women's Magazine: 2013 Best of the Best: Top Diversity Employer for Women and Top Supplier Diversity Programs for Women
    • Profiles in Diversity Journal: Innovation in Diversity Award: Award of Excellence for AT&T's ERG Academies.
    • Research & Development Council of New Jersey: 2013 Edison Patent Awards, SVP of Applications and Infrastructure Marian Croak
    • Speech Technology Magazine: Speech Tech Awards, Speech Luminary, AT&T Labs Researcher Mazin Gilbert
    • Universum: For the fourth consecutive year AT&T was named one of the Top 100 Ideal Employers
    • U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine: Top Corporate & Government Supporters of Black Engineering Schools
    • U.S. Veterans Magazine: AT&T was named one of the Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Supplier Diversity Programs
    • WE Magazine, Top 50 Employer for Women Engineers: AT&T was ranked among the top 50 employers by women engineers who indicated where they would most like to work, and where they believe would provide the best working environment for women
    • Women in Technology International: Women in Technology International's Hall of Fame, SVP of Applications and Infrastructure Marian Croak
  • +2012
    • American Business Awards, The Stevies: Silver for Tech Innovator of the Year, SEVP of Technology and Network Operations John Donovan
    • Association of Diversity Councils: Top 25 U.S. Diversity Council Groups
    • Bersin & Associates: Learning Leaders
    • Black Enterprise: Top 40 Companies for Diversity (2010-2012)
    • Careers & the disABLED Magazine: "Top 50 Employers" for people with disabilities
    • Computerworld: 100 Best Places to Work in IT
    • Council of Urban Professionals: Diversity Leadership Award
    • DiversityBusiness.com: Top organization for multicultural business opportunities
    • DiversityBusiness.com: No. 1 in Top 50 Employers
    • DiversityInc: Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities
    • Diversity Engineering & IT Pros: No. 11 in Top 50 Employers
    • The Executive Leadership Council:No. 1 Corporate Award Winner
    • FierceWireless: Most Influential Women in Wireless, SVP of Network Technologies Kris Rinne
    • Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLADD): Corporation of the Year
    • G.I. Jobs: Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers (2011-2012)
    • Global Telecoms Business, Power 100: Randall Stephenson ranks #2 out of the 100 most powerful telecoms executives
    • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility: No. 1 in the Corporate Inclusion Index Survey
    • Hispanic Business: Best Companies for Diversity, No. 3
    • Hispanic Business: No. 1 Top 60 Diversity Elite
    • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA): Corporate Partner of the Year
    • Human Rights Campaign: One of the "Best Places to Work" for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Employees (2010-2012)
    • Human Rights Campaign (HRC): 100% Score for Corporate Equality Index
    • InformationWeek: InformationWeek 500 Thaddeus Arroyo at #74
    • Irish America Magazine: Business 100 Awards, SEVP of Technology and Network Operations John Donovan and SEVP & Global Marketing Officer Cathy Coughlin
    • LATINAStyle Magazine: No. 8 for Top 12 Companies for Latinas
    • Metroplex Technology Business Council Tech Titans: Hall of Fame, AT&T CTO and AT&T Labs President Krish Prabhu
    • National Association for Female Executives: One of the "Top Companies for Executive Women" (2010-2012)
    • Savoy Magazine: 2012 Top Influential Women in Corporate America, SVP of Applications and Infrastructure Marian Croak
    • Women Engineer Magazine: No. 44 for Top 50 Employers
  • +2011
    • Aon Hewitt, RBL and FORTUNE: North American Top Companies for Leaders
    • Chief Learning Officer Magazine: Among the LearningElite Organizations list (2011-2012)
    • CollegeGrad: Top Entry-Level Employers
    • CorpU: Xchange Award for Leadership Development
    • Council of Urban Professionals: Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award
    • DiversityBusiness.com: America's Top 50 Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
    • Equal Opp. Magazine: Top 50 Employer
    • Hispanic Association on Corporate Social Responsibility (HACR CII): Highest Ranked Among All Telecommunications Firms
    • Hispanic Business Magazine: Number one on Diversity Elite 60
    • Hispanic National Bar Association Corporate Partner of the Year Vault, Inc. : Top 10 Finance Internships
    • LATINAStyle magazine: One of the "50 Best Places for Latinas to Work" for 13 consecutive years (1998-2011).
    • Minority Engineer Magazine: Readers' Choice Top 50 Employer
    • North Texas GLBT Chamber: Corporate Ally Award
    • Women's Business Enterprise National Council: America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (2011, for 13 consecutive years)
    • Women's Engineer Magazine: One of Top 50 Employers
    • Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Magazine: Top 50 Employers (2010, 2011)
  • +2010
    • DiversityInc: Hall of Fame
    • Diversity / Careers magazine: One of Best Diversity Companies
    • Gold Coast Veterans Foundation: George Washington Award
    • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility: Top 10 FORTUNE 100 companies for inclusion of the Hispanic community
    • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Corporate Index Survey: One of the "Top Ten Most Inclusive Fortune 100 Companies for Hispanics."
    • Minority Corporate Counsel Asso.: Employer of Choice, Southwest Region
    • National Minority Supplier Development Council: "2010 Corporation of the Year"
    • Profiles in Diversity Journal: Diversity Leader Award
    • US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Million-Dollar Club Award, which honors and celebrates the commitment of corporations and their procurement executives who recognize the value of Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs).
    • Vetrepreneur Magazine: 10 Best Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses

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