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Posted byon August 26, 2013 at 1:52 PM EDT
This year on Women’s Equality Day we commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 12:25 PM EDT
On August 15, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new resources to protect immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes.
Posted byon August 9, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act protects women. Learn about all the benefits the Affordable Care Act provides come October 1st.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 2:37 PM EDT
And as a trusted voice in the lives of their children, moms can play a vital role in getting the word out about the exciting new options for affordable, quality health coverage becoming available this fall for their children and other families in their communities.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 9:10 AM EDT
Last week, the White House honored 11 heroes as Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion —leaders who have done extraordinary work to connect kids from underrepresented and underserved communities to tech skills and opportunities. President Obama has emphasized time and again that equipping students with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills is key to our Nation’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
Yesterday, I joined eleven Champions of Change at the White House to celebrate their achievements toward making STEM industries more inclusive for underrepresented communities.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 6:05 PM EDT
Gina McCarthy speaks at Harvard Law School about the future of EPA – our challenges, and our incredible opportunities.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 10:43 AM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden visited the Anjuman-i-Islam Saif Tyabji Girl’s school in India today and taught part on an English class.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 4:47 PM EDT
Today, at a private meeting in the West Wing of the White House, US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer Jen Pahlka, and other senior Obama Administration officials specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), met with five inspiring young women to discuss academic and career pathways in STEM—and barriers to the involvement of girls in those fields.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM EDT
Dr. Biden visited The Dilaasa Crisis Intervention Department for Women in Bandra -- an area in Mumbai and recounts her experience.