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Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
In honor of Women’s History Month, the White House welcomes a group of high school students to participate in a conversation with a mentoring panel featuring women from a diverse range of fields and backgrounds.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 11:49 AM EDT
On Thursday, February 14th at 4:50 p.m. EST, tune in for a virtual post-State of the Union interview with the President during a Google+ Hangout.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 7:07 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 4:24 PM EDT
President Obama vows that his Administration will continue to fight for a woman’s right for equal pay for equal work, so that hard work pays off, responsibility is rewarded, and every American gets a fair shot to succeed.
Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 1:16 PM EDT
The gender wage gap puts women at a career-long disadvantage. In 2011, a typical 25-year-old woman working full-time all year earned $5,000 less than a typical 25-year-old man. If that earnings gap is not corrected, by the age of 65 years, she will have lost $431,000 over her working lifetime.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
When women, who make up nearly half the workforce, bring home less money each day, it means they have less for the everyday needs of their families, and over a lifetime of work, far less savings for retirement.
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, on average, full-time working women earned 77 cents to every dollar earned by men, which means less for families’ everyday needs, less for investments in our children’s futures, and, when added up over a lifetime of work, substantially less for retirement
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
Since 2012, the Equal Pay Task Force has worked to identify and address challenges to gender pay disparities. Meet the Equal Pay Task Force members and ask them a questions about their efforts.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 1:03 PM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett introduces the Equal Pay App Challenge, calling on technologically-inclined citizens to create an app that helps women ensure they're earning 'equal pay for equal work.'
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
The Equal Pay App Challenge is a national competition to develop software applications that leverage public data to promote equal pay for men and women.