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Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 9:10 AM EDT
Last week, the White House honored 11 heroes as Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion —leaders who have done extraordinary work to connect kids from underrepresented and underserved communities to tech skills and opportunities. President Obama has emphasized time and again that equipping students with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills is key to our Nation’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
Yesterday, I joined eleven Champions of Change at the White House to celebrate their achievements toward making STEM industries more inclusive for underrepresented communities.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 6:05 PM EDT
Gina McCarthy speaks at Harvard Law School about the future of EPA – our challenges, and our incredible opportunities.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 10:43 AM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden visited the Anjuman-i-Islam Saif Tyabji Girl’s school in India today and taught part on an English class.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 4:47 PM EDT
Today, at a private meeting in the West Wing of the White House, US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer Jen Pahlka, and other senior Obama Administration officials specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), met with five inspiring young women to discuss academic and career pathways in STEM—and barriers to the involvement of girls in those fields.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM EDT
Dr. Biden visited The Dilaasa Crisis Intervention Department for Women in Bandra -- an area in Mumbai and recounts her experience.
Women’s Commitment to Community Health: Nutrition, Education, and Vaccinations in Partnership with USAIDPosted byon July 23, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
Dr. Biden recounts her first stop on her trip to India -- visiting the settlement of Kachhpura in Agra.
Posted byon July 18, 2013 at 6:58 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett marks the 165th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention.
Posted byon July 18, 2013 at 6:25 PM EDT
While President Obama was visiting Senegal last month, he met Nimna, who is responsible for the Feed the Future USAID initiative.
Posted byon July 2, 2013 at 2:05 PM EDT
The First Lady ends her trip by attending an African First Ladies Summit entitled “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa” which was co-sponsored by our former First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush.