In this photo provided by NASA, Juno team members celebrate in mission control of the Space Flight Operations Facility at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory after they received confirmation from the spacecraft that it has successfully entered orbit of Jupiter, Monday, July 4, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. The Juno mission launched August 5, 2011, and will orbit the planet for 20 months to collect data on the planetary core, map the magnetic field, and measure the amount of water and ammonia in the atmosphere.  (Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via AP)

NASA’s DEIA efforts could use a boost

I spoke with Tekla Colon, Director-Mission Support Audits in NASA’s IG office to discuss the agency’s DEIA efforts.

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Less than a third of federal STEM employees are women

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She hasn’t been in space personally, but her work has helped NASA succeed

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016 file photo, students walk past a Jesuit statue in front of Isaac Hawkins Hall, center, formerly named Mulledy Hall, on the Georgetown University campus, in Washington. Georgetown University undergraduates have voted Thursday, April 11, 2019, in favor of a referendum seeking the establishment of a fund benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school's debts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

More schools will offer continuing education to federal employees at lower price

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Is there a STEM job or SES slot with your name on it?

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Joe Biden

President Biden looking to attract more people from STEM fields into the national security workforce

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U.S. Navynavy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy trying to better diversity through STEM investments, recruiting changes, scholarships

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New NSF appointee looking to hit the ground running

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For the first time, FAA will field an all women ground crew for upcoming launch

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The Army looks to recruit more scientists

The Army maintains a network of research laboratories that are encouraging more young people to get into scientific fields.

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New mission directorate in NASA budget request would explore new capabilities for moon, Mars missions

NASA’s 2020 budget request includes some pretty big projects, including missions to return to the moon and travel to Mars. But projects at that scale…

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As cyber reskilling academy takes shape, hiring reform wish-list emerges

Attracting in-demand cybersecurity talent to government service could be as simple as retraining current federal employees for the jobs of the future.

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