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Posted byon March 10, 2014 at 8:18 AM EDT
Here at the Department of Commerce, we are committed to strengthening the role of women in business and technology. Among the Department’s many initiatives aimed toward advancing this goal are the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to empower our country’s women to innovate and create good jobs.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 9:04 AM EDT
That’s why it’s a top priority for my colleagues and me – at every level of the Department of Justice – to fight against discrimination, to eliminate inequities, and to tear down the barriers to success that too many women and girls continue to face even today.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 8:59 AM EDT
As we mark our 10th anniversary, the Millennium Challenge Corporation remains committed to designing, implementing and evaluating the impact of our worldwide development investments to ensure that both men and women contribute to and benefit from economic prosperity.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 10:19 AM EDT
During Women’s History Month and throughout the year, thousands of Peace Corps Volunteers are working in communities around the world to increase opportunities for women and girls.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 10:16 AM EDT
At the Export-Import Bank, we’re supporting American businesswomen as they continue to conquer new frontiers. Last year, we helped a record number of women-owned businesses reach new customers around the world and create new jobs here at home.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
Across the world, the work of USAID is grounded in the fundamental principle that investing in women and girls delivers exponentially greater dividends for peace, security, and prosperity.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 7:18 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joins Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom at the Department of State to honor recipients of the International Women of Courage Award.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 7:08 PM EDT
As the nation’s advocate for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs won’t rest until we will serve all women veterans as well as they have served all of us.
Posted byon March 3, 2014 at 12:44 PM EDT
In honor of Women’s History Month, Valerie Jarrett kicks off the CWG’s March blog series, which will highlight the wonderful progress we have made, while underscoring the work that lies ahead.
Moving Forward to Protect Native American Women: Justice Department Announces VAWA 2013 Pilot Project for TribesPosted byon February 6, 2014 at 1:38 PM EDT
In 2013, President Obama signed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), recognizing a tribe’s inherent right to protect women previously left vulnerable by gaps in the law. Three American Indian tribes will participate in the Department of Justice’s Pilot Project to implement the new law.