Bridging the digital divide in education, finance and healthcare

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No more than a third of the world’s population has access to the Internet, excluding the nearly 3 billion people from today’s increasingly digital global economy. On Friday, April 28 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join The Washington Post Live for a series of talks featuring the top leaders and innovators working to bridge the digital divide in education, finance, and healthcare.

Deputy Director of the Education Technology Office

Team Leader, Accelerator Labs Network, UNDP

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Politics, cooperation and the digital divide

In a segment provided by Verizon, award-winning journalist Jane Meserve speaks to Cathy Grillo, Verizon’s senior vice president of public policy and government affairs, about the role private industry and public policy can play in addressing the digital divide. During this discussion, Kathy will highlight the work Verizon is doing to expand into more rural areas, ensuring more people have access to digital technologies, while examining the role public policy can play in achieving better outcomes for consumers now and in the future. .

Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Government Affairs, Verizon