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Jul 25, 2018

In this episode, Verizon's newly appointed CEO Hans Vestberg talks with actor and social activist Forest Whitaker about his work as founder of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative. Focusing on areas of high conflict around the world, the Initiative is committed to fostering peace in communities in Mexico, Northern Uganda, South Sudan, and South Central Los Angeles. Hans and Forest also discuss the important role technology can play in reaching the Global Goals of ending extreme poverty, inequality, and climate change by 2030, and how everyone can help make a difference for a better future.