Thursday, March 19, 2009

Obama establishes the White House Council on Women and Girls

President Obama has signed an executive order to establish the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more about this important new committee here.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Turing Award Winner!

Congrats to Barbara Liskov, the first woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. from a computer-science department and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who has won the 2008 Turing Award. The Turing Award is the most prestigious award in computing. Read more about Dr Liskov and the Turing award here