Women stand to benefit from consumer protections and Wall Street reform, and last week's passage of legislation in the Senate was a significant step towards ensuring all Americans have the protections and financial skills they need.
Meet the Women of the Administration is a feature showcasing inspiration women working in the Federal Government. In this installment, meet Dr. Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the Department of Commerce.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other high-level officials participated in the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, demonstrating the Administration's commitment to promoting women's empowerment around the world.
Two female snowboarders are in Armenia as Sports Envoys for the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, giving clinics and stressing the importance of female participation in sports.