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  • State and Local Government Cybersecurity

    The White House convened a broad array of stakeholders to discuss ways to help implement the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Framework as a tool for improving cybersecurity.

  • Paying It Forward: The Fabric of a Strong Community

    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.

  • Corporation for National and Community Service and Women’s History Month

    Through our programs at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), we are helping young women recognize and reach their full potential.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: the President Sits Between Two Ferns, Moms Want You to Get Covered, and More

    This week, the President plugged on "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis" and met with the Ukranian Prime Minister; the First Lady teamed up with moms to remind you to Get Covered; and more. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.

  • Department of Commerce and Women’s History Month

    Here at the Department of Commerce, we are committed to strengthening the role of women in business and technology. Among the Department’s many initiatives aimed toward advancing this goal are the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to empower our country’s women to innovate and create good jobs.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: the President Announces His Budget, YouTube Stars Say Hi, and More

    This week, the President announced his 2015 budget, and addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. YouTube Stars visited the White House, and more. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.

  • The Week in Photos: Let's Move! Fourth Anniversary

    Here's what the fourth anniversary of Let's Move! looked like in photos.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: the White House Hosts a Film Festival, the President and Vice President Show Their Moves, and More

    This week, the White House hosted its first-ever film festival. The President and Vice President showed us how they move, and the VP gave Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers some gifts. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.

  • Connecting Kids from Diverse Backgrounds to Tech Skills

    There is no better time than the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy’s Week of Action Celebrating STEM and Black History Month to highlight the tremendous progress being made at organizations, schools, and companies across America to advance the growing “Tech Inclusion” movement—aimed at connecting students from diverse backgrounds to technology classes, skills, and careers.

  • Let’s Move! Child Care Reaches Over 12,000 Providers Committed to Instilling Healthy Habits for Life

    First Lady Michelle Obama visited a local child care center to highlight the progress of Let’s Move! Child Care and recognize a new child care provider signing on to support the program. Since launching in 2011, over 12,000 providers have committed to fostering healthy environments and instilling healthy habits among our nation’s preschoolers that will last a lifetime.