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One woman's call to government service

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.

Tags: Lara Shane , Partnership for Public Service , innovation , Service to America Medals

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 10:32am EDT

How to bring fresh ideas into your organization

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.

Tags: Anne Altman , IBM Federal , IBM , workforce , recruitment , Megan Smith , Google , CTO ,

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 11:43am EDT

Steve LaFountain, National Security Agency

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.

Tags: NSA , cybersecuirty , Steve LaFountain , DHS , College of Cyber

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 08:52am EDT
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One woman's success inside the Intelligence Community

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.

Tags: Jill Singer , Deep Water Point , NRO , Intelligence community , cloud computing , insider threats , mentoring , workforce , management , CIO , Gigi Schumm , Aileen Black , Women of Washington

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 09:15am EDT

Geeks, science fairs and agency collections among highlights of latest open government plan

The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released Version 3.0 of the Obama administration Open Government Plan. It adds three new initiatives to the core principles of transparency, participation and collaboration introduced in earlier versions of the plan.

Tags: technology , education , OSTP , open government , transparency , data sharing , John Holdren

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Camsie McAdams, Deputy Director, Office of STEM, Department of Education

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.

Tags: Camsie McAdams , Education Department , NASA , Energy Department

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:47pm EDT
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DHS turns to mentors to strengthen cyber workforce

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is trying to promote cyber skills across several disciplines.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Cyber Workforce , workforce DHS , NICE , Lauren Larson , Robin Williams

Friday - 03/28/2014, 03:49am EDT
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Supporting STEM leaders: 5 things we need to do

The STEM leader profile clearly shows the STEM leader is unlikely to be effectively served by traditional leader development programs.

Tags: Jeff Neal , leadership training , management , commentary

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 03:53pm EST
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Army Corps of Engineers worries about a shrinking pool of talent

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.

Tags: DoD , Army , Army Corps of Engineers , Thomas Bostick , workforce , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 06:09am EDT
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White House wants to root out copycat programs - starting with STEM

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.

Tags: Senate , Senate Budget Committee , Task Force on Government Performance , Mark Warner , Kelly Ayotte , OSTP , John Holdren , duplicative programs , Jack Moore

Friday - 05/17/2013, 01:45pm EDT
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