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Posted byon January 30, 2013 at 11:50 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon January 29, 2013 at 11:56 AM EDT
January is National Mentoring Month—a time to recognize those who make a personal difference in the lives and futures of young people. In science and engineering fields, this means celebrating those who keep our next generation of innovators engaged and excited about science, technology, engineering, and math while helping them acquire the skills needed for the jobs of the future.
Posted byon January 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
The Office of Personnel Management hosts an event to discuss ways to encourage and sustain more women taking leadership tracks within public service – whether that means government service, elected office, the non-profit world, or volunteering with their communities.
Codeathons Expand to Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Boston in Support of the White House Equal Futures App ChallengePosted byon January 14, 2013 at 5:46 PM EDT
The Equal Futures App Challenge is inspiring great creativity in Americans who want to encourage girls and young women to become leaders in our government.
Posted byon December 21, 2012 at 2:01 PM EDT
Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO), two leaders and champions of renewable energy innovation, discuss ensuring that women and minorities are involved in wind energy jobs.
Posted byon November 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
The Equal Futures App Challenge was created to promote civic education and public leadership for girls
Posted byon October 11, 2012 at 5:34 PM EDT
Every year on October 11, countries around the world will honor the importance of empowering girls so that they can reach their full potential. Happy first-ever International Day of the Girl!
Equal Futures: Opening Doors to High-Quality Education and Career Opportunities for Women and Girls in STEMPosted byon October 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM EDT
Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 12 other international leaders officially launched the Equal Futures Partnership, a new multilateral initiative to break down barriers to women's political participation and economic opportunity.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 4:11 PM EDT
The Small Business Administration is focused on ensuring that small business owners and entrepreneurs have the access and opportunity they need to turn great ideas into viable and successful businesses, and continues to look for new ways to support and strengthen women small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, a time to honor those lost to the disease and recognize the importance of prevention and early detection in the fight against breast cancer.