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Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT
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 7:07 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM EDT
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 2:33 PM EDT
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 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