women in the workforce
When an astronomy mission brought NASA to Senegal, local Senegalese scientists and community members were introduced to a new realm of scientific possibility.
Young women in Afghanistan are learning how to code — and how to speak up on national issues. Students at Code to Inspire, a computer science program for girls, built a game to call out the Taliban's opium trade.
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?