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Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 4:26 PM EST
March is Women’s History Month. There is no better time to engage and empower the next generation of girls to rise up as leaders of our democracy and economy. In that spirit, last week, schools, companies, and labs across the country engaged in a range of activities aimed at getting girls excited about classes and careers in the field of engineering—all part of the 13th annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.”
Posted byon February 28, 2013 at 5:00 PM EST
It will take the efforts of everyone to end teen dating violence, and to create a better future for our young Americans.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 4:21 PM EST
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 20, 2013 at 10:28 AM EST
Some of America's most innovative scientists explain how a STEM education transformed their lives.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 9:10 PM EST
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 6:04 PM EST
The release of a postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks on the 100th anniversary of her birthday commemorates the courage and legacy of the American civil rights icon.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 6:07 PM EST
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM EST
The Technology Inclusion Summit displays the Obama Administration's commitment to expanding opportunities in the STEM fields and encouraging women and girls to pursue careers in this field.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 1:33 PM EST
Nearly 150 years after President Lincoln signed the joint resolution that led banning slavery in the United States, one form of slavery has been abolished in our country, yet another has quietly flourished around the world.
Posted byon January 30, 2013 at 10:50 PM EST
President Obama takes a critical step to institutionalize all these efforts by signing a Presidential Memorandum to strengthen and expand U.S. government capacity and coordination across all agencies to better promote gender equality and empower women and girls.