Today, we’re launching Round 2 of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, with the aspiration of turning it into an engine that helps advance tech opportunity for all. By Valerie Jarrett (Sr. Advisor, White House) & Todd Park (US Chief Technology Officer, White House) President Obama has always believed that innovation is key to growing our [...]
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Individuals/teams can submit their app on equalfutures.challenge.gov until January 19th, 2013 at 12:00am (EST). By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Last year, President Obama announced at the UN General Assembly the Equal Futures Partnership, launched to increase women’s political participation and economic empowerment. Participating countries vow to to expand opportunities for women and [...]
By Priya Alagiri (Founder, The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm) The voice on the other end of the phone caught me off-guard. Young, energetic and slightly accented, the voice asked whether the recently announced immigration policies could help her to start a company. As an immigration attorney, this was a typical query for me to receive. [...]
By Erica Zidel (Founder & CEO, SittingAround) Last week, I had the honor and privilege of being recognized by the White House in their Champions of Change series for the work I am doing to promote babysitting cooperatives and make it easier for families to find high-quality childcare. I spent the day in DC touring [...]
Facebook Town Hall and Startup America with Jessica Herrin, Lynn Jurich, Raissa Nebie and Adriana Neagu
By Shaherose Charania (Co-Founder & CEO, Women 2.0) Entrepreneurship panels will follow President Obama’s Town Hall livestreamed from Facebook on Wednesday, April 20. The panels on “Women in Technology” and “Startups in America” feature women entrepreneurs like Jesssica Herrin (Founder & CEO, Stella & Dot), Lynn Jurich (Co-Founder & President, SunRun), Adriana Neagu (Co-Founder & [...]