Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls Valerie Jarrett writes about the Obama administration's request that the Supreme Court considers a legal challenge to the health care law’s requirement that for-profit corporations include birth control coverage in insurance available to their employees.
Vice President Biden delivers remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for Chicago’s first new domestic violence shelter in over a decade
The Department of Justice announces its new policy on addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.
Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Senior Adviser and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement
Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
Deputy Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls
Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius wants moms across the country to understand the new opportunities for their families as we approach the beginning of open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Valerie Jarrett discusses her recent trip to New York City for the UN General Assembly, during which she attended Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Dinner, where she met a number of the program's new graduates and participants.
Today marks the 19th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The initial VAWA legislation focused on changing law enforcement practices, improving the criminal justice system, and increasing access to shelters and services for victims. VAWA strengthened the federal criminal code, creating interstate crimes of domestic violence and doubling penalties for repeat sex offenders.
Gina McCarthy speaks at Harvard Law School about the future of EPA – our challenges, and our incredible opportunities.
Today, we marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act with an event at the White House.
Valerie Jarrett discusses the commitments of the Equal Futures partnership to women and girls.
The White House announces their new iPad app: Girl emPower that inspires young girls to take leadership roles in government.