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  • You've Got to Have GUTS

    Martha Daniel’s 35 years career in Information Technology began during her time as a Cryptologist in the U.S. Navy and has spanned both corporate and government sectors. In 1992, she founded Information Management Resources, Inc. (IMRI), to provide technical support for the financial industry. Today, IMRI delivers comprehensive technical and engineering support services specializing in cyber security, data center operations and consolidations, program management, and telecommunications for the federal government and civilian agencies as well as the private sector.


  • Raising Educational Expectations of Young Latinos

    Daughter of Mexican immigrants, Graciela Tiscareño-Sato is CEO and Founder of Gracefully Global Group, LLC, which publishes award-winning, multicultural books and eBooks for K-college readers, showcasing positive contributions of highly-educated Latinos. She’s won four international book awards for Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them; recently released Good Night Captain Mama/Buenas Noches Capitán Mamá, the first bilingual children’s book about women serving in the military, was inspired by Graciela’s service as an Air Force KC-135 navigator and instructor. She received an Air Medal for combat air operations over Iraq.


  • Making Health Possible

    Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, Ph.D., U.S. Army Colonel (retired), Professor, School of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
    Dr. Stacey Young-McCaughan serves as Director of Research in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the STRONG STAR Consortium. STRONG STAR, or the South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience, is a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research consortium designed to understand, prevent, and treat combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid conditions among military Service Members and recently discharged Veterans who have deployed in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


  • NTIA Brings Broadband Opportunities to Alaska

    Broadband offers Alaskan communities a way to connect with the wider world and access everything from online classes to healthcare services to job opportunities. It also offers Alaska Natives a way to preserve their indigenous culture for future generations and share it with a global audience.


  • Using STEM to Grow Strong Children

    Dr. Reagan Flowers is the founder of C-STEM, the nation’s first integrated STEM enrichment program for Pre K through 12th grade that focuses on implementing integrated STEM best practices into classrooms internationally. The organization has impacted more than 100,000 students and has received numerous awards for its groundbreaking work.


  • How Solar is Powering our Armed Forces and Economy

    The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's new solar plant, the largest of its kind on any U.S. Department of Defense installation, showcases President Obama's commitment to addressing climate change.


  • All-of-the-Above is Making a Difference Across America

    Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz travels across the country to highlight the Administration’s efforts to promote production of domestic energy, create jobs and opportunities for American families, and address the serious issues posed by climate change.


  • Dr. Biden Speaks at Summit Focused on Post-9/11 Veterans at The Bush Institute

    Dr. Jill Biden joins President Bush at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas for a Summit focused on how Americans can support post-9/11 veterans as they transition back to civilian life.


  • Here's What You Said $10.10 Would Mean for You

    Last week, we asked what raising the minimum wage meant to you. The stories you shared are a strong argument for exactly how important it is we get this done.


  • President Obama Speaks to the Latino Community on Why it is Important to #GetCovered

    President Obama records a video message to help educate Latinos about the benefits and protections under the Affordable Care Act and encourage them to sign up for health coverage. Check out the message and hear the President talk about the tools available to help you and your “amigos, familia and vecinos” #GetCovered


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