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Less than a third of federal STEM employees are women

EEOC reports that women make up about 29.3% of the federal STEM workforce, and recommends a few ways agencies can mediate the disparity.

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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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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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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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Smithsonian curator recognized for paleontology achievements

Skeletons and fossils in museum cases look like interesting artifacts to most of us, but to Anna “Kay” Behrensmeyer at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History they tell deep stories.

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