July 2018 Webinar: Statewide Strategies for Rural Digital Inclusion

Date: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Type Of Event: Webinar

This webinar focused on statewide strategies to promote broadband adoption and use in rural communities.  Speakers highlighted the role of state governments, libraries and university extension programs in planning and executing these strategies. The speakers also discussed the role of broadband adoption in rural economic and workforce development, as well as approaches to facilitate broadband use and improve digital skills.


  • Rachel Welborn, Associate Director, Southern Rural Development Center
  • Amy Huffman, Research and Policy Specialist, The Broadband Infrastructure Office, North Carolina Department of Information Technology
  • Susan McVey, Director, Oklahoma Department of Libraries
  • Moderator:  Emy Tseng, Senior Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, NTIA