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Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 3:35 PM EST
The White House hosts an African American Women’s Forum, bringing women from across the nation together for an opportunity to discuss issues that are important to women in the African American community.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 12:28 PM EST
Valerie Jarrett joins R&B legend Alicia Keys, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Black Women's HIV/AIDS Network for an inspirational meeting with a community gathering of courageous black women living with HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 6:06 PM EST
The STEM Master Teacher Corps initiative will strengthen the quality of STEM education nation-wide and help meet the President’s goal of moving U.S. students from the middle to the top of the pack in math and science.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 5:01 PM EST
Sally Ride was a national hero and a powerful role model who inspired generations of young girls to reach for the stars and later fought tirelessly to help them get there by advocating for a greater focus on science and math in our schools. Sally’s life showed us that there are no limits to what we can achieve
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 2:48 PM EST
Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank meets with women to discuss the U.S. economy.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM EST
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 9:52 AM EST
In a live Google+ Hangout, USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and White House Director of Public Engagement Jon Carson will join women leaders across the country to discuss local food and agriculture, answer questions submitted by the public, and launch the latest version of Compass, the interactive Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food map.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 11:27 AM EST
A group of young women from the Middle East and North Africa interested in careers in science and technology – also known as TechGirls – visited the White House for an interactive discussion about the ways women can utilize innovation and technology to make a difference in the world
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 1:09 PM EST
Many Americans are already seeing benefits from the Affordable Care Act, from mothers who no longer have to worry about their children with pre-existing conditions losing their health coverage, to young adults who can stay on their parent's insurance plans until age 26, to seniors who are saving money on their prescription drugs.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 10:59 AM EST
National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.