Education / STEM

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., speaks Oct. 26 at Dell Technologies’ Digital Transformation Summit, presented by FedScoop. (FedScoop)

Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy

Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to…
Recruit Training Command Graduation, Navy
Graduating Navy recruits stand in formation, Sept. 6, 2019, inside Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. (U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Spencer Fling)

Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech

The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.
The Education Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Flickr)

Education sets sights on mobility-focused IT overhaul

The Education Department needs industry's help crafting the acquisition strategy for its planned mobility-focused IT environment to replace its current decade-old infrastructure​.
Women earn 47 percent of doctoral degrees in life sciences, but only make up 23 percent of full professors in life sciences, according to AWIS analysis of data from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

Bill on research policy seeks to engage women, minorities

A senate bill seeks to support underrepresented populations in STEM--or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math--from their kindergarten days to major career moves.
Beth Bergsmark, deputy CIO, Georgetown University; Helen Sun, senior vice president, Motorola Solutions; Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector, AWS; and LaVerne Council, CIO of the Department of Veterans Affairs speak at the 2016 Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit. (FedScoop)

Women in technology say it’s time to speak up, engage others

Women made up 57 percent of America’s workforce in 2015, but only 25 percent of computing jobs, according to a National Center for Women & Information Technology…