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Welcome to Lifting Up: Lessons From Verizon Women Leaders. In each episode of this special series, we celebrate a Verizon role model. We hear their success stories and glean wisdom from the ups, downs and detours of their journey. By amplifying diverse voices, we discover the unique superpowers that each one of us brings to the table, and gain tools to achieve personal and professional fulfillment - whatever form that takes.

Oct 16, 2019

Beth Sasfai is VP and Associate General Counsel of Corporate Governance at Verizon. In this episode, Beth shares the many jumps she's made in her career to thrive in her current role - but that her proudest accomplishment is in helping bring other women into new roles and opportunities. Beth explains how she learned...


Aug 19, 2019

Laura Stolpman is Associate General Counsel at Verizon, where she has spent fourteen years as a deal attorney, is on the board of directors of the LGBTQ employee resource group, and has developed an expertise in privacy issues. In this episode, Laura talks about how she escaped the "imposter syndrome" and being...


Jul 23, 2019

Caren Khoo is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Verizon. In this episode, Caren shares that she is not a believer of the typical "find your passion" career trope, but provides advice on how to have an interesting, challenging and satisfying career. Caren shares her experiences with having a personal board of...


May 14, 2019

Vandana Venkatesh, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Verizon, shares how curiosity and an eye for macrotrends and emerging issues has driven her career journey. She talks about the importance of being vulnerable and knowing there are no stupid questions, and shares advice on leaving perfectionism...


Nov 18, 2018

Stacee Carson, Global Trade Compliance Manager, shares her story of advancing at Verizon by seizing every opportunity.  Moving up from contractor, then executive assistant, Stacee impressed in every position and worked her way all the way up to her current position -- which she applied for even though she didn't meet...