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President Obama announced Wednesday that the White House will be hosting a Computer Science for All summit, and that agencies and industry partners are acting in support of computer science (CS) education. […]

Vice President Joe Biden, shown in Ukraine in 2015, has announced a program aimed at hiring. (Photo: Shutterstock)
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Moms in the technical field who take time off from work might think their chances of re-entering the workforce are slim. However, private companies are offering “returnships” for parents who’ve left work to raise children, and the public sector could use these programs as well.






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The future of scientific and technological innovation is in the hands of today’s students, President Obama said in his speech at the White House Science Fair. “Some of the best moments I’ve had as president have been with science and at the science fair,” he said. “There’s nothing that makes me more hopeful than seeing the young people that are here.”






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Transurban

IT workers are among the unsung heroes of the transportation industry, and cybersecurity is a growing issue, according to participants in a panel on women in transportation leadership, hosted by Transurban.






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March is U.S. Women’s History Month, which celebrates the historical and scientific contributions made by women. These 10 women have made profound contributions to the history and development of government technology.






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Feb. 11 is the U.N.’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
In the government, many women have had powerful and profound impacts on Information Technology. Here are 11 women in Government IT you should know about.






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Ashley Mahan can add “evangelist” to her resume. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) named her its “agency evangelist” on Oct. 21. Mahan’s familiarity with Federal IT and cloud computing make her an obvious choice to spread the gospel of cloud computing and sing FedRAMP’s praises to an increasingly receptive congregation of Federal […] […]

Despite the growing threat and success of cyberattacks on government and commercial sites, the information community around the world is failing to recruit talented women with the expertise to create a tougher information security wall, a new report says. The 2015 global report, “Women in Security: Wisely Positioned for the Future of InfoSec,” by (ISC)² […] […]