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2013-05-06 23:18:32

The Indonesian Diaspora Foundation expresses gratitude to the White House Office of Public Engagement, White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and White House Council on Women and Girls for its generous invitation to the organization´s chairman, Sonita Lontoh, to attend a celebration to honor a small group of AAPI women as Champions of Change. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit organization focused on...

2013-03-14 23:04:36

Jennifer Michael of CraftyStitches LLC announces STEM Sewing to introduce young girls to the STEM fields. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Up until the 1960s, it was common to see “Women Need Not Apply” on job listings for professions in the science or engineering fields. 50 years later, and we´ve come a long way. Women have been in space (Sally Ride), worked on the Manhattan Project, discovered radium, and been appointed head of the Environmental Protection Agency by...

2012-08-17 15:02:07

NASA's new virtual mentoring program is helping girls get excited about careers in science and technology by working one-on-one with agency professionals. Twenty-one girls in grades 5-8, representing 12 states from New York to Hawaii, have completed a pilot mentoring program called NASA Giving Initiative and Relevance to Learning Science (NASA GIRLS). NASA GIRLS is the first program to pair up girls with NASA female mentors from the Women@NASA program using online video programs such as...

2012-03-07 04:29:07

NASA will release new Women@NASA video interviews at the Women, Aerospace and Innovation event on March 8. The event will take place at the George Washington University's Jack Morton Auditorium and Marvin Center in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. The Women@NASA website showcases women from diverse backgrounds, with careers at NASA, telling their stories in their own words. Featured women include astronauts, engineers, scientists and administrators. They discuss their...

2011-03-15 07:58:52

NASA will debut its new Women@NASA website during a Women's History Month event at the agency's Headquarters in Washington at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 16. Approximately 200 local students from elementary through high school level will attend and learn about the significant and varied roles women have played in the agency's history. NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will host the event. The featured guest will be Valerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor and assistant to the president for...


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