Women’s History Month fact of the day – March 15th

  • March 15th – The Office of Science and Technology Policy, in collaboration with the White House Council on Women and Girls, is dedicated to increasing the participation of women and girls—as well as other underrepresented groups—in science, engineering, and mathematics by increasing the engagement of girls with STEM subjects in formal and informal environments, encouraging mentoring to support women throughout their academic and professional experiences, and supporting efforts to retain women in the STEM workforce.
[Source – http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/women]

These facts were taken directly from a Defense Equal Opportunity management Institute Directorate of Research Development and Strategic Initiatives publication.  Additional facts will be posted throughout the month of March, 2013.

For more on Women’s History Month visit the Navy Personnel Command’s Women’s History Month Page

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