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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.

Jul 26, 2021

Petra Fioretti is the Director of Legal Projects & Strategy at Verizon Media. Throughout her journey, she’s learned the advantages of being flexible instead of rigid with career goals and plans. She is not a lawyer, but provides great value to the legal organization and has positively impacted the Verizon user experience over the past 15 years. Her love of learning led her to her current role, where she leads Project & Change Management in the global internet media industry. Reflecting on her career, Petra shared the importance of knowing yourself and embracing the valuable perspective and diversity that you bring to the table. What stood out most was her ability to tap into her superpowers, bring calm to chaos, the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone, and overcoming self-limiting views that often hold us back in our careers. She challenged listeners to identify their superpowers and trust their strengths and talents - reminding us how far it can take you along the way.