On June 30, 1966, the National Organization for Women was founded by a group of activists who wanted to end sex discrimination. Today, the organization remains as a cornerstone of the women's rights movement.
The First Lady and Dr. Biden welcomed military-connected mothers and grandmothers to the White House for the annual Mother’s Day Tea.
The President has made increasing the hiring of veterans, and particularly women veterans, a top priority.
Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Senior Adviser and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement
Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
Deputy Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls
Read about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and how the Vice President is working to increase elder justice and combat violence against all women.
Megan Smith and Valerie Jarrett head to Silicon Valley to participate in the “Diversity in Tech” workshop -- hosted by the White House and the Kapor Center for Social Impact -- to brainstorm and strategize with technology innovators to learn about what's worked for employers to recruit, retain, and advance top talent from under-represented communities, and for venture capitalists to fund and advise the full range of early start-up teams.
Vice President Biden attends a rally held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to address the travesty of sexual violence on our nation’s college and university campuses.