Fostering equity and equality for all

People around the world should have the opportunity to realize their full potential. Gender shouldn’t matter. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. That’s why the Biden-Harris administration launched what it calls the first-ever  National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality . “By advancing the rights of women, girls, and LGBTQI+ persons in all their diversity, we will advance the collective prosperity, ...
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Exploring science with a new generation of girls

From mountaintops to the depths of the seas, American women scientists are tackling global problems. In the past, there were very few women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, but today women hold nearly 3 in 10 of those jobs. The United Nations has designated February 11 the International Day of Women and ...
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5 ways the U.S. supports literacy around the world

The late Barbara Bush, wife of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush,  once said , “If we don’t give everyone the ability to simply read and write, then we aren’t giving everyone an equal chance to succeed.” The American people, U.S. businesses and organizations share Mrs. Bush’s sentiment and work in myriad ways to help the 750 ...
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