Social Responsibility2019-03-07T10:52:43+00:00

Social Responsibility

Middle school girls excel in STEM activities at Viasat Tech Trek

Wearing bright purple shirts, clutching Viasat notebooks and high-fiving employee volunteers, they filed into Founder’s Hall. A total of 112 incoming eighth-grade girls visited the Carlsbad, CA campus June 26 for the company’s 8th annual Tech Trek. “Today I hope you take away the incredible possibilities that are in your future,” said Cindy Dankberg, CEO Mark Dankberg’s wife, in her welcome to the group. Tech Trek is a project of the American Association of University Women. Eight years ago, Cindy [...]

By |Jul 9, 2018|

Viasat employees step it up for National Volunteer Week and make global impact

Viasat saw its highest employee participation rate ever during this year's National Volunteer Week. With over 1,000 hours volunteered and 391 participating employees, Viasat impacted its communities both domestically and abroad. Looking to make a difference, Viasat employees jumped in to help at 11 U.S. locations and two locations overseas. Supporting causes such as hunger, homelessness, education/literacy, environmental sustainability, active military duty, health and more, employees were able to give back to their communities and volunteer with the organizations they're [...]

By |Jun 11, 2018|

Viasat-sponsored events help spark students’ interest in technology

Viasat is a major sponsor of the Festival of Science & Engineering, designed to engage kids and families in science and engineering. The March 3 event at Petco Park drew more than 20,000 kids and their families. Viasat also sponsored the March 10 Super STEM Saturday, held at California State University San Marcos. It drew more than 10,000 attendees.

By |Mar 27, 2018|