Susan’s Corner is written by Susan Corbett, Director of the National Digital Equity Center. Ms. Corbett is a public speaker, educator, and advocate who is dedicated to providing broadband access, digital equity and digital inclusion to rural communities everywhere.

Karma and a nurse named Shelby….

In 2010, when I was the CEO of Axiom, the company was awarded a Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) grant from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. The grant was a “Sustainable Broadband Adoption” project, and gave us the wonderful opportunity of working with Washington County’s farming and fishing communities. We were honored to work closely Read More …

Building the case for a prepared digital community….

Whoever would have thought that a virus would help us understand why having a good broadband connection and digital skills would be so important? The coronavirus outbreak has companies implementing a work from home policy, telecommuting, as a precaution to spreading the virus; schools are trying to figure out how to hold classes online; and Read More …