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Posted byon October 11, 2012 at 5:34 PM EDT
Every year on October 11, countries around the world will honor the importance of empowering girls so that they can reach their full potential. Happy first-ever International Day of the Girl!
Equal Futures: Opening Doors to High-Quality Education and Career Opportunities for Women and Girls in STEMPosted byon October 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM EDT
Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 12 other international leaders officially launched the Equal Futures Partnership, a new multilateral initiative to break down barriers to women's political participation and economic opportunity.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 4:11 PM EDT
The Small Business Administration is focused on ensuring that small business owners and entrepreneurs have the access and opportunity they need to turn great ideas into viable and successful businesses, and continues to look for new ways to support and strengthen women small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, a time to honor those lost to the disease and recognize the importance of prevention and early detection in the fight against breast cancer.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 5:46 PM EDT
Samantha Power and Valerie Jarrett take to Twitter for a Q&A about Equal Futures, a new partnership to advance the rights and opportunities of women and girls.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
Here's a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 1:00 PM EDT
On Friday, October 5th at 2:30 p.m. EDT join Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Samantha Power, Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs on Twitter for a live Q&A on the Equal Futures Partnership.
Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 9:53 AM EDT
Closing the gender gap in women’s political and economic participation will help secure greater prosperity for everyone
Posted byon October 2, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
See the White House wearing pink to mark the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Posted byon October 1, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
From its humble origins in 1981 as a Day of Unity, October -- Domestic Violence Awareness Month -- has become a time to celebrate survivors, congratulate advocates, empower victims, and mourn the deaths of those lost to domestic violence.