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Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Chile to attend the President's inauguration, while this President worked on improving access to college for students, raising the minimum wage, and negotiating a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine. He also got out the word about this year's March 31st deadline for health insurance applications, congratulated NCAA champs, and designated a new national monument.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, The White House hosted its first ever White House Student Film Festival, while the President addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, presented his budget for Fiscal Year 2015, urged Congress to raise the minimum wage, and held a town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 4:18 PM EDT
This week, I participated in an event at the White House on Women Leaders in Climate Finance and Investment that highlighted the pioneering role women leaders in the finance sector are playing to mainstream climate change into finance and investment decisions. Women around the world are often the first to feel the effects of climate and at the same time can offer unique perspectives and solutions.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 6:53 PM EDT
A globally competitive economy requires a globally competitive workforce: Over the past decade, growth in STEM jobs was three times as fast as non-STEM jobs, and these jobs pay about 25 percent more than others. That’s why this Administration is focused on increasing the number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 3:02 PM EDT
American companies have added more than 4.3 million jobs over the past 27 months. Behind that number are countless small businesses – entrepreneurs with bold ideas and a willingness to dream big -- meet some of them using this interactive tool.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM EDT
SBA Administrator Karen Mills, and the four winners of the National Small Business Week Video Contest, participate in a Google+ Hangout moderated by Diana Ransom from Entrepreneur.com
Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 11:02 AM EDT
On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 3:00 pm ET, Small Business Administrator Karen Mills will join a Google+ Hangout to announce the SBA video contest winners and discuss how SBA assistance helped their small business and what inspired their successes.
Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 10:24 AM EDT
Stockbox, a Seattle-based company, says these new options are powerful tools in building relationships with investors who are interested in supporting community-based businesses, as opposed to the traditional venture capitalist format
Posted byon May 1, 2012 at 1:43 PM EDT
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) hosted a career fair to join servicemembers, veterans and their spouses with job opportunities from nearly 100 employers.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT
Lindsay Baxter was the first Sustainability Coordinator of the City of Pittsburgh and continues to work in the environmental space, aiming to make sustainability efforts so much a part of everyday business culture that her job and others like it are no longer necessary -- "because sustainability will be integrated into every aspect of the organization," she says.