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Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 3:42 PM EDT
Men across the country united to say NO MORE to violence against women and girls by engaging in online trainings, workshops, and community dialogues
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 4:40 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 12:33 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 10:06 AM EDT
Representing the White House, Dr. Liz Sherwood-Randall spoke to more than 700 military women in leadership roles at the Sea Service Leadership Association’s 26th Annual Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 9:15 AM EDT
On Monday, President Obama announced his intent to appoint Betsey Stevenson, an economist at the University of Michigan focusing on labor, women, and families, to the Council of Economic Advisers.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
Today, we marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act with an event at the White House.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 2:47 PM EDT
President Obama marks the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act -- and pushes for more action to close the gender wage gap.
Posted byon June 5, 2013 at 10:46 AM EDT
Today, the Department of Homeland Security launched a redesigned Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking.
Posted byon June 1, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
On Friday, May 31, 2013, I had the privilege of speaking at the 135th Wellesley College Commencement.