On Thursday, March 20th at 1:00pm ET, the White House will host another episode of “We the Geeks”, this time focused on “Women Role Models”. Tune in to this Google+ Hangout to hear from women and girl STEM leaders as they share their stories and advice to inspire the next generation of young women to discover their inner geeks and become the inventors and leaders of tomorrow.
Hispanics In Energy, in collaboration with the American Association of Blacks In Energy and the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, plans a gathering of key stakeholder leaders in a series of roundtables across the country to discuss how to meet the job demands of the expanding energy industry, particularly through the minority workforce.
At the National Science Bowl, high school and middle school students participate in a nation-wide competition to test their knowledge of all areas of science. High school and middle school students are quizzed in a fast paced question-and-answer format similar to Jeopardy.
In Feburary, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity held the 2014 Washington, D.C., regional competitionsfor middle school and high school to determine which schools would earn a spot at the national competition in April.
This March for Women's History Month, the White House is posting a series of blogs from heads of our country's federal agencies, celebrating successes over the last year and pushing for more. Read the other agency blogs at http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cwg/blog
NASA and the Energy Department are teaming up on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 1pm EST to host a Google+ Hangout, showcasing women in STEM at NASA and Energy that are changing the world and addressing the serious shortage of women and girls engaged in STEM fields in the United States, and showcasing strong role models for students of all genders.
Earn a stipend, housing and round trip transportation are provided through our Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program, an exceptional opportunity for high school, undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of majors.
As the President mentioned in his State of the Union address this week, we must prepare students with the skills necessary to succeed in the new economy -- especially skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).