Meredith Hilt
Executive Director, Tellabs Foundation

Sorry, Meredith Hilt is no longer with Tellabs. Comments on her posts will still be acknowledged, just not by the original author.

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Blog Posts:

A closer look at the Tellabs Foundation

The Tellabs Foundation made its grantmaking debut in 1997 with two gifts totaling $40,000. Sixteen years later, this private foundation (a separate entity from Tellabs) has given more than $16 million back to the community.

Our mission has remained consistent over time. We’re focused on advancing strategic initiatives in health, the environment and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

AT&T reminds texters: It Can Wait

Texting while driving is dangerous. 97% of teens know it's risky, but 43% admit they've done it, according to a recent survey by AT&T.

Teens and adults alike may feel compelled to check their phones when behind the wheel. But texting while driving is a terrible idea. Even texting at a stoplight can distract, putting drivers -- and everyone around them -- at risk.

Signs of a greener spring

Going green has never been more popular, especially around Earth Day. More than a trend, good environmental performance helps build a stronger business.

At Tellabs we measure progress towards our goal, to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with more efficient products and operations. We’re encouraged by some of the signs we see this spring:

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