STEM

  • Ellen McCarthy, director of Plans and Programs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency shares her tips for success on this week's Women of Washington radio show.

    February 04, 2015
  • Former DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute discusses the difficulty of establishing a strong cybersecurity program within the federal government on this week's Women of Washington radio show.

    January 14, 2015
  • On this week's Women of Washington radio show, Anne Altman, head of IBM Federal, joins hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black to discuss how successful companies bring new talent into their organizations.

    December 31, 2014
  • Jill Singer, partner at Deep Water Point and former CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office, sits down with Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm, for a discussion about cloud computing and insider threats.

    December 24, 2014
  • The White House celebrates 50 federal innovators for their contributions to STEM fields. At an event with the Office of Personnel Management, they showed off five prototype programs that may one day help your agency recruit and retain new STEM talent. Tim McManus is Vice President for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service. He attended the event and shared details on how the White House plans to bring more STEM talent to your agency with Francis Rose on In Depth.

    October 09, 2014
  • Lara Shane, vice president of Communications and Research at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm to discuss the importance of government in peoples' lives and her own call to government service.

    September 17, 2014
  • On this week's Women of Washington radio show, Anne Altman, head of IBM Federal, joins hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black to discuss how successful companies bring new talent into their organizations.

    September 11, 2014
  • This fall, five more schools will offer an intensive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education track to students who are serious about federal cybersecurity careers. These Centers of Academic Excellence are overseen jointly by the National Security Agency and the Homeland Security Department. Schools have to pass a meticulous screening process to qualify for the program. Steve LaFountain is dean of the NSA's College of Cyber. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the new move.

    July 31, 2014
  • Jill Singer, partner at Deep Water Point and former CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office, sits down with Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm, for a discussion about cloud computing and insider threats.

    June 25, 2014
  • The government is in the biggest drive to promote STEM since the Sputnik era. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. The country needs more students to become interested in these vital fields. Now the Education Department and NASA have teamed up in a novel approach attract students to STEM. Camsie McAdams is the deputy director of the STEM office at Education. She spoke with Tom and Emily on the Federal Drive.

    June 03, 2014
  • The STEM leader profile clearly shows the STEM leader is unlikely to be effectively served by traditional leader development programs.

    February 05, 2014
  • The Army Corps of Engineering is already having difficulty recruiting candidates for certain fields, and is convinced the problem will worsen unless STEM graduation rates increase.

    August 14, 2013
  • The Obama administration's proposed fiscal 2014 budget called for consolidating or eliminating 116 of the government's 226 STEM initiatives and centralizing the coordination of STEM programs under just three agencies: the Education Department, the National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution. The administration's STEM proposal is one of the government's first visible steps in reversing some of the duplication that riddles the federal landscape and which some lawmakers have seized on as examples of government waste.

    May 17, 2013
  • Paul Strasser of Dynamics Research Corporation talks about a new deal his company has with FDA. Marilee Fitzgerald, director of the Department of Defense Education Activity, discusses promoting STEM fields. Tim Scannell of Technology Guide reports from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    January 10, 2013