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Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:10 AM EDT
JoAnne Fischer has the best interest of women and families at heart -- especially in light of health care reform brought about by the Affordable Care Act -- as she continues to advocate for maternal and child health needs, locally and nationally.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
Over 20 million women with private health insurance are receiving expanded preventive services with no cost-sharing, including mammograms, cervical cancer screenings, prenatal care, flu and pneumonia shots, and regular well-baby and well-child visits
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 10:13 AM EDT
Vanessa thought she had excellent health insurance, until her son was born with birth defects. He met his million-dollar lifetime limit and the family was told he was no longer eligble for insurance. The Affordable Care Act changed that.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
Approximately 20.4 million women with private health insurance have received preventive health services such as mammograms and pap smears because of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Join the Department of Energy for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 7:14 PM EDT
This past week, a group of twelve students ages 13-15 from the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson College (EGA) in Islington, London visited Washington during the UK Official visit.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
Since 2012, the Equal Pay Task Force has worked to identify and address challenges to gender pay disparities. Meet the Equal Pay Task Force members and ask them a questions about their efforts.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
Women’s History Month is a time to recognize achievements by women in the financial sector and to consider how far we have come from an era when women were not afforded the training or opportunities to serve their nation in this capacity.
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 8:37 AM EDT
Shayla Price, this week's "Woman Working to Do Good," shares her enthusiasm for helping Americans find scholarships and put food on the table.
Acting Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank Highlights Administration’s Gender Equality Efforts on Trip to SwitzerlandPosted byon March 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM EDT
Acting Deputy Commerce Secretary travels to Bern, Switzerland to speak about the administration’s work to support women–and particularly the evolving economic role of women in American society.