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This is Connected Nation – a podcast focused on all things broadband. From closing the Digital Divide to simply improving your internet speeds, we talk technology topics that impact all of us, our families, and our communities. To learn more about our national nonprofit, head to connectednation.org.

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This is Connected Nation – a podcast focused on all things broadband. From closing the Digital Divide to simply improving your internet speeds, we talk technology topics that impact all of us, our families, and our communities. To learn more about our national nonprofit, head to connectednation.org.

    Teach Cyber's founder on the job that means you have to "think like the enemy" and why every company needs employees who can do just that

    Teach Cyber's founder on the job that means you have to "think like the enemy" and why every company needs employees who can do just that

    On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with the founder of Teach Cyber which provides free cybersecurity curricula to educators across 13 states.  Learn how these resources are being developed for and leveraged in schools, why so many companies...

    • 32 min
    Broadband access, telehealth, and the challenge of delivering the COVID-19 vaccine

    Broadband access, telehealth, and the challenge of delivering the COVID-19 vaccine

    Right now,  millions of COVID-19 vaccinations are being given out across the country in hopes of finally ending the pandemic – but what role does access to technology, or lack of it, play in getting those shots to Americans? On this episode of Connected...

    • 26 min
    Why women are facing more at-home challenges than men even IF they are allowed to telework

    Why women are facing more at-home challenges than men even IF they are allowed to telework

    On this episode of Connected Nation,  we’re focused on an alarming trend—women dropping out of the labor force at a higher rate than men.  It’s an issue that’s especially timely as we mark Women’s History Month in March. We talk with two women who are...

    • 30 min
    The one tech job every company will be scrambling to fill by 2026

    The one tech job every company will be scrambling to fill by 2026

    In March, we’re putting a spotlight on Women’s History Month and examining how women are shaping the world of technology around us. On this episode of Connected Nation, our guest is  Dawn Yankeelov , the Executive Director and CEO of the Technology...

    • 27 min
    Cyber hygiene: what is it and why you should care

    Cyber hygiene: what is it and why you should care

    In March, we’re focusing on Women’s History Month and examining how women are shaping the world of technology around us.  On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with two women who are leaders in the broadband space in the state of...

    • 32 min
    Michigan's Lt. Governor on the power of diverse leadership and his grandma's influence on technology today

    Michigan's Lt. Governor on the power of diverse leadership and his grandma's influence on technology today

    On this episode of Connected Nation, our guest is the Lt. Governor of Michigan, Garlin Gilchrist II—the first African American to serve in that role.   The Lt. Governor has focused his career and time in public service on spearheading work for equality...

    • 21 min

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