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Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 2:58 PM EDT
This year’s White House Science Fair features a special focus on girls and women who are excelling in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and inspiring us all with their work. Since the beginning of his Administration, the President has been committed to getting more underrepresented groups, including women and girls, excited to excel at STEM subjects.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Celebrate and honor Memorial Day this year by attending one of many events at America's national parks.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 10:45 AM EDT
During the course of his five-year presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson, sounded a death knell to racial inequality through a triumvirate of laws: The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 2:39 PM EDT
Here at the White House, we're getting ready for the first America's PrepareAthon!, a national day of action that will take place April 30, 2014.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 1:22 PM EDT
Deborah Scott Thomas retired as a Colonel from the United States Air Force Reserve in 2006, having served her country for three decades. She is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Data Solutions and Technology (DST) Incorporated, a management consulting firm located in Lanham, Maryland. For the past 20 years, Deborah has been respected for her business acumen and is considered a thought leader with expertise in building successful client teams while focusing on strategic operations and execution. She dedicates her time to educational and philanthropic causes, particularly Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives. Further, she is a devoted supporter of the March of Dimes and has participated in an array of programs to support its goals and mission for the past 30 years.
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 3:05 PM EDT
Women play an indispensable role in defending America’s national security interests at home and abroad.
Posted byon March 13, 2014 at 10:21 AM EDT
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the nation’s primary employment rights enforcement agency, tasked with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 9:04 AM EDT
That’s why it’s a top priority for my colleagues and me – at every level of the Department of Justice – to fight against discrimination, to eliminate inequities, and to tear down the barriers to success that too many women and girls continue to face even today.