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  • Front and Center: Bringing Marginalized Girls into Focus in STEM and CTE Education

    January 16, 2015 11:05 AM

    This week, as part of the President’s commitment to equal opportunity for all students, the White House Domestic Policy Council and the Council on Women and Girls, the Department of Education, and the Georgetown University Law Center on Poverty and Inequality highlighted programs that focus on developing the talent of girls of color and low-income girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and career technical education (CTE) careers. We heard from the educators, innovators, researchers, scientists, and marginalized girls themselves who are dedicated to increasing the participation of low-income girls and girls of color in post-secondary education and in-demand careers within high-growth industry sectors.

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    Celebrating Our #WomenInSTEM Video Series’ First Birthday

    January 14, 2015 10:44 AM

    We’re addressing the STEM gap in a number of ways, including sharing the personal stories of women with STEM careers. Today our #WomenInSTEM video series is celebrating its first birthday.

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