If you're joining our Tweet Up on Women in STEM (that’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) today, you’ll have a chance to learn about some of the innovative ways that the federal government is investing in women in STEM – and the areas where we can do more. Here are some of the topics we can cover today on #STEM at 2:30pm ET:
Join us for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. You'll be able to to ask experts how we can advance women's education and empowerment to bring women into STEM careers.
As we begin Women's History Month this year, we offer a focus on women's education and women's empowerment - two connected threads that the Department of Energy has been advancing on this year. Women have made great strides towards equality in society, but they still do not hold as many jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as men. Ensuring America's security and prosperity is going to require a change in the equilibrium, bringing more women into STEM careers.
Hongyou Fan, Ming Lau and Rekha Rao, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories, have received the Asian American Engineer of the Year Award (AAEOY), Sandia reported today. They are among 19 people across the United States to receive this award.
The program recognizes outstanding Asian American professionals in science and engineering for their technical achievement and public service. It was launched in 2002 and is organized by the Chinese Institute of Engineers-USA (CIE-USA), founded in 1917.
You’re invited to join our next Small Business Summit this April. Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium will be held April 18-19, 2012 in Tri-Cities, Washington, with the partnership of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the Hanford Site Prime Contractors, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Top tribal leaders, industry and tribal executives, and federal representatives are teaming up with the Office of Indian Energy at a forum on “Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy Development in the West” -- an exciting opportunity to integrate these issues into a broader dialogue on tribal energy interests.
“Many occupations in the clean energy economy remain virtually untapped by women,” said Sara Manzano-Díaz, director of the Department of Labor's Women’s Bureau. To address this challenge, the Women's Bureau, the only federal agency designated to represent the needs of working women, has released a comprehensive guide to preparing, finding, and succeeding in green jobs.