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  • An Issue Beyond Debate: Congress Should Act Now to Protect Women

    An op-ed from Vice President Joe Biden argues that Congress needs to act as soon as possible to extend the Violence Against Women Act.


  • Toward an Eternal Spring for Women’s Rights

    MuJER Inc. -- Mujeres, Unidas, en Justicia, Educacion, y Reforma, Women, United in Justice, Education, and Reform -- is a non-profit community based social service organization located in Homestead, FL. MUJER has steadily earned recognition as a responsive agency by ensuring culturally sensitive services to our target population.


  • African American Women's Forum

    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.


  • Lifting Up All Women

    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.


  • Join the Conversation: STEM Master Teacher Corps

    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.


  • Remembering Sally Ride: President Obama Salutes an American Hero

    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


  • Women in the Financial Sector: A White House Forum on Economic Growth

    Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank meets with women to discuss the U.S. economy.


  • Honoring Title IX Every Day

    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.


  • Join a White House Hangout on Local Foods

    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.


  • @TechGirls: Brilliant, Fearless and Passionate

    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


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