DEI engagements and awards

Learn more about who we're working with —and the impact of our efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the communities we serve


Fostering a diverse workforce through outreach, partnerships, and engagements

Our people are our greatest asset. That’s why we’re committed to working with a wide range of organizations to ensure we have  a diverse workforce where all voices can be heard — because together we are stronger and can continue to deliver innovative solutions that advance opportunities for all.

Society of Hispanic Engineers

Viasat has established partnerships with multiple college and university chapters of the Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE) to provide a more diverse candidate pipeline

Historically black colleges and universities

Viasast has ramped up its outreach to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and schools to boost recruitment and provide more opportunities for underrepresented minorities


We sponsor multiple fellowships with organizations such as Hiring our Heroes, Wounded Warrior Project, the U.S. Air Force Cooperative, USSO.com, and more to provide professional development and employment opportunities for transitioning military members


Viasat partnered with the University of California at San Diego’s (UCSD) ENLACE program, a binational summer research program encouraging students, researchers and teachers to explore the sciences and engineering fields, while promoting crossborder friendships between Mexico and the United States.

National Urban League

Viasat is a sponsor of the National Urban League, and works with the Columbia Urban League and Fairfield County School District to help bridge the digital equity gap in "internet deserts." 

Women's leadership program

Working with UCLA Anderson Executive Education, Viasat’s women’s leadership program brings women from across the company together to focus on developing leadership mindset and decision-making skills, increasing presence and impact, and building relationship and influence.


50/50 Women on Boards

Viasat is a sponsor of 50/50 Women on Boards to support their mission of accelerating gender balance and diversity on boards of Russell 3000 Index companies, with women holding 50% of the board seats and women of color holding at least 20% of the board seats. 

Awards and recognition