Science and Technology

Remarks of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai the 18th Global Symposium for Regulators


Ajit Pai: It’s great to be at GSR-18 and a part of this discussion on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies.

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Women: Remarks at the #HiddenNoMore: Empowering Women Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Event

Whether at home or abroad, promoting women in STEM is a top priority for this administration.

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Remarks by Chargé Allegra at a Reception In Honor of the 2017 ITU Council

Opening Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Theodore Allegra at a Reception In Honor of the 2017 ITU Council U.S. Mission Geneva Thursday, May 18, 2017 Secretary General Zhao, Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished delegates – -welcome to the U.S. Mission.  It is an honor to host you to celebrate the 2017 session of the International Telecommunication Union’s Governing Council. The United […]

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John Kerry’s Remarks at a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Girls Event

John Kerry: “USAID has committed $100 million to this effort to be able to help people to make their own choices and to be educated about what those choices are.”

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TechGirls From the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

The achievements of the TechGirls exchange alumnae contribute to the U.S. global commitment to advance the rights of women and girls around the world, as well as STEM education.

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Ambassador Hamamoto Addresses ITU Council 2016


We need transformational tools, and Geneva Gender Champions is such a tool, uniting the leadership here in Geneva to demand and to drive real change. Some of this change is already visible – such as the increasing number of women on panels and delegations – while other times, this change is more difficult to see, but no less meaningful, such as tackling unconscious gender bias or changing workplace culture. Significant change is being driven by our Champions, who are at the forefront of this initiative.

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Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda: Opening Statement at 2016 WSIS Forum


Although there is no single SDG that specifically focuses on information and communication technologies or increasing Internet access, there is broad acknowledgement that the continued development and deployment of ICTs are critical to realizing the SDGs and also to measuring them.

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Ambassador Sepulveda Travels to Geneva to Chair the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2016

Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, will serve as Chair of the WSIS Forum 2016 to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, May 2-6, 2016.

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Girls in ICT Day 2016: Remarks by Ambassador Hamamoto


The world needs science and science needs women. We have to do everything possible to change the fact that women and girls are vastly under-represented in STEM education, in the ICT sector and in leadership positions generally.

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Ambassador Russell Announces APEC Initiatives to Advance Women and Girls in STEM Fields

The first two initiatives Ambassador Russell announced focus on research and policy planning. The public and private sectors have worked for years to advance the status of women and girls in STEM education and careers. The United States will support a regional study to take stock of where the APEC region stands on policies and programs to advance women and girls’ participation and access to STEM education and careers.

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