World Science Festival: Pioneering women scientists put gender equality under the microscope

Inspiring young women to pursue science and building their confidence is only the first step in bridging the gender equality gap in STEM fields, female scientists say.

Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color

In November 2014, the Council on Women and Girls released a report titled “Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunities” to identify barriers and disparities facing women and girls of color. This report addressed work done over the first six years of the Administration to improve the lives of women and girls of color.