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The Defense Department is fighting gender bias in the military and department workplaces by approving “lean-in” group meetings before, during and after work hours. Lean In is a nonprofit started by Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. The organization closes the leadership gap for women in the workplace by opening dialogue between colleagues. The groups are open to men and women. Lean In says it has more than 24,000 groups in 120 countries. Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Sandberg and 12 female service members and DoD employees to talk about challenges women face in the workplace. Federal News Radio reporter Scott Maucione discusses with participants how these Lean In groups are helping.
The Defense Department is attempting to empower its female employees and service members by officially supporting Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit group Lean In.
Geoff Livingston, president of Tenacity5 Media will discuss the state of social media with host Mark Amtower. August 24, 2015
President Barack Obama appointed David Recordon as the director of White House Information Technology. The new position will be responsible for modernizing and securing IT within the Executive Office of the President.
Geoff Livingston, president of Tenacity5 Media will discuss the state of social media with host Mark Amtower. March 2, 2015
Evan Lesser, founder and director of ClearanceJobs.com will discuss how cleared professionals should be dealing with social media. September 5, 2014
Mike Olson, board chairman and chief strategy officer of Cloudera, will talk about some of the tools your agency can use to manage its stored data. May 27, 2014
Hewlett Packard social media guru Christina Morrison will discuss how to create a social media strategy for your agency or business. March 31, 2014