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2014-06-25 23:14:07

Academic, Corporate, and Entrepreneurial Organizations Come Together to Improve Gender Balance in Computing (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Today, at the White House Summit on Working Families, The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a national non-profit focused on increasing women’s participation in computing, announced an aggressive commitment to add 3,500 new technical women to the U.S. talent pool by 2016 through the NCWIT Pacesetters program. In this unique...

2014-06-24 23:18:11

Clean Energy Incubator stand out now live in 69 cities; accolades from White House, US Department of Transportation. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates RideScout on its company momentum. RideScout, the technology platform revolutionizing how people find and use ground transportation, is a current portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. Founded by...

2014-06-23 08:35:35

WALTHAM, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com (NYSE: CRCM), the world's largest online care destination for finding and managing family care, today announced that Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder, Chairman and CEO, will participate in The White House Summit on Working Families, to be held today at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111020/NE89882LOGO Co-hosted by the Center for American Progress and the U.S. Department of Labor,...

2014-06-20 16:22:41

-- Watch the summit live at www.workingfamiliessummit.org and join the conversation via social media by using the hashtag #FamiliesSucceed NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The global EY organization will sponsor and have its Chair speak at The White House Summit on Working Families on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Omni Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mark Weinberger, EY Global Chairman & CEO, will speak during the first "Family Matters" plenary session about the importance of...

2014-06-19 08:31:38

Championing the need for hands-on skills education in America RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, President Obama is hosting the first-ever White House Maker Faire. He is meeting with students, entrepreneurs, and everyday citizens who are using new tools and techniques to launch new businesses, learn vital skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and fuel a Renaissance in American manufacturing. The President will also announce new steps the...

2014-06-18 23:16:19

The White House Maker Faire will feature a Made In Space demonstration of their space manufacturing hardware. Made In Space, in coordination with NASA and ASME, is also announcing the Future Engineers challenge, a program asking students to design items for space. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 As a part of the White House’s Day of Making initiative, Made In Space, Inc. will be showcasing their ‘made for space’ 3D printer at the White House Maker Faire, demonstrating that...

2014-06-18 23:04:06

The Fab Foundation aims to open 10 ‘Fab Labs’ around the U.S. by 2015 with support from the Chevron Corporation, as part of the energy industry leader's recently announced $30 million commitment and call-to-action to support STEM education and project-based learning methods.The announcement was made today during the first-ever White House Maker Faire. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Fab Foundation today announced that it will open up to 10 fabrication laboratories (Fab...

2014-06-18 20:22:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) is proud to be a participant in the first-ever White House Maker Faire, held today to showcase the Maker Movement -- tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs who promote entrepreneurship and innovation -- and the tools and technologies they rely on to do so. Through SketchUp, the "3D for everyone" design tool used by 30 million designers, builders and makers of things every year, Trimble has become closely involved...

2014-06-18 12:30:06

Event Comes as Support for Paid Sick Days, Family Leave at All Time High WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum grows for workplace policies that value families, local activists from across the country will travel to Washington, DC this week for the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families. Family Values @ Work (FV@W), a network of coalitions in 21 states fighting for paid sick days and family and medical leave insurance, is sending more than 75 of its...

2014-06-16 12:22:53

Activities will lead up to the White House Summit WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that it will join other American labor unions to focus on the challenges facing working families, particularly women, through a series of activities leading up to the June 23 White House Summit on Working Families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO Activists and leaders from the USW Women of Steel and Next Generation programs...


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