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Posted byon June 30, 2015 at 4:01 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 8, 2015 at 12:41 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon May 12, 2015 at 10:46 AM EDT
Posted byon May 9, 2015 at 6:34 PM EDT
The First Lady and Dr. Biden welcomed military-connected mothers and grandmothers to the White House for the annual Mother’s Day Tea.
Posted byon May 8, 2015 at 11:30 AM EDT
Posted byon April 29, 2015 at 4:00 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon April 23, 2015 at 2:45 PM EDT
The President has made increasing the hiring of veterans, and particularly women veterans, a top priority.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 12:48 PM EDT
From the size of your paychecks to the duration of your paid leave to the amount you pay in taxes, this was a week of conversation about key issues facing American families.
Posted byon April 15, 2015 at 7:53 PM EDT
President Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for a special town hall event, co-hosted with leading women's sites BlogHer and She Knows. During the conversation, the President talked with working women about some of the issues they care the most about -- such as paying for child care, or sending their children to college.
Posted byon April 15, 2015 at 1:10 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett lists 10 reasons why you can't afford to stay out of the working families policy discussion.