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.
The White House hosts a forum dedicated to combating human trafficking in supply chains. The event brought together leaders from the private sector, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the federal government to talk about what we can do together to prevent and eliminate any instances of trafficking-related activities in federal contracts and in private-sector supply chains.
The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault releases a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU), created to improve communication and coordination between campuses and local law enforcement.
A new CWG report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.
At Rhode Island College in Providence, President Obama delivered remarks on the importance of empowering women and girls in our economy. “When women succeed, America succeeds, and we need leaders who understand that,” he told the audience.