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This July, the White House will host a “Champions of Change” event on Tech Inclusion. This event will celebrate and honor local change-agents who are making these moments of wonder and discovery happen for kids – specifically those making a difference for kids from communities underrepresented in technology, like girls and minorities.
Today, NASA released its 2013 astronaut class -- it's first class in three years. The class consists of candidates from diverse backgrounds and is even composted of the highest percentage of women ever.
Last week, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act by President Kennedy, President Obama recognized innovators who have used open government data to build tools that address the wage gap.That gap has grown considerably smaller since the Kennedy era, but it has not disappeared.
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
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.
Valerie Jarrett discusses the innovation she witnessed at the White House Science Fair.
Women investors play a crucial role in helping ensure that the best private-sector ideas - including those coming from women entrepreneurs - get the resources they need to help build companies and create jobs.
The White House Champions of Change series is seeking nominations of outstanding AAPI women community leaders.
The Technology Inclusion Summit displays the Obama Administration's commitment to expanding opportunities in the STEM fields and encouraging women and girls to pursue careers in this field.