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Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 6:19 PM EST
As 2014 winds down, President Obama stopped by the press briefing room in the White House to offer his thoughts on what the past year has meant for the country.
Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:34 AM EST
Today, Dan Pfeiffer joined the popular blogging platform Medium, posting an op-ed that reflected on 2014 as a year of great progress for President Obama and the progressive agenda -- no matter what the critics have said.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 12:16 PM EST
Vital Voices presents Vice President Biden with the Solidarity Award for his leadership on fighting gender-based violence.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 9:48 AM EST
On Wednesday evening, the White House welcomed dozens of eager middle-school, high-school and college students to a special Computer Science Heroes Film Festival that recognized outstanding women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The film festival was part of this week’s White House celebration of Computer Science Education Week.
Posted byon December 11, 2014 at 4:26 PM EST
Too many of the breakthrough contributions of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields continue to go untold, too often fading into obscurity. Let's write them back into history.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 6:31 PM EST
The "It's On Us" campaign kicked off its first-ever National Week of Action, an effort to mobilize students to take action to prevent sexual assault.
Posted byon November 13, 2014 at 3:12 PM EST
A new CWG report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.
Posted byon November 13, 2014 at 11:53 AM EST
Our responsibility is to get off of the sidelines. Don't just be a bystander: Intervene when you see someone who might be at risk of sexual assault. That's what this It's On Us message -- narrated by actor Jon Hamm -- is all about.
Posted byon November 3, 2014 at 12:42 PM EST
At Rhode Island College in Providence, President Obama delivered remarks on the importance of empowering women and girls in our economy. “When women succeed, America succeeds, and we need leaders who understand that,” he told the audience.
Posted byon November 1, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week's address, the President highlighted the progress our economy is making, and the commonsense policies that could make it even stronger by ensuring that everyone who works hard has the opportunity to get ahead, especially women and working families.