women in the workforce
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is often called “America’s favorite museum.” Learn how its new director plans to extend its reach.
Learn about a new effort to enable young African leaders to join forces with the African-American diaspora to advance development in Africa.
In many places, women shoulder much of the work and reap few of the profits while bearing most family responsibilities. The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program is changing that.
Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, companies in sub-Saharan nations can ship duty-free to the U.S. Find out how to take advantage of this U.S. law.
The world's most experienced spacewoman has retired after spending more time in orbit than any other American astronaut.
Learn about some of the American women who are running for, and winning, the top city government seat: the mayor.
SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell is confident her company's rockets will enable people to travel to far-off cities in under an hour. How did she make it to SpaceX?
Women like Chebet Lesan are leaving traditional jobs and making their way as businesswomen. Read about several entrepreneurs who are breaking barriers in Africa.
Meet inventors who have broken barriers in science and technology to create some of today’s common and critical inventions, including the refrigerator, solar home and data-processing software.