Viasat has a talented group of employees who are smart and innovative, who work hard and deliver success. These same employees are also good citizens, giving of both their time and other resources to worthwhile community causes. At the core of our giving lies employee involvement and engagement. We encourage everyone to bring ideas and causes to the table that they want to support. Thanks to their efforts, and our growth, we’re able to give back in a variety of ways.
Surrounded by technology companies, students at a government-run school were studying computer science through pictures — until Viasat got involved.
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 [...]
To encourage girls and young women to pursue careers in technology, Viasat partners with Denver's Girls in STEM organization.
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.
Instead of a big holiday party this year, Viasat's Denver group did a smaller gathering and donated $10,000 to Adopt Colorado Kids.