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Spotlight on Commerce: Mojdeh Bahar, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Guest blog post by Mojdeh Bahar, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology I find intersections interesting—full of possibilities. They bring seemingly disparate things, concepts, people together and provide a common point. They allow more than one path and give us permission to explore. The point of intersection allows us to find...

Spotlight on Commerce: Paula Paixao e Silva Zarazinski, Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), Office of General Counsel

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Guest blog post by Paula Paixao e Silva Zarazinski, Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), Office of General Counsel Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate but also a time to listen and share. I am truly honored to have the opportunity to join so many voices this month to tell my own story of hope, resilience, and diversity. My name is Paula Paixao e Silva Zarazinski. I...

Join the Earth Day Photo Challenge

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The Office of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Programs is excited to launch its first-ever virtual photo challenge in celebration of Earth Day 2021! As the temperature warms up and we begin to spend more time outside, join us in embracing and celebrating our beautiful Earth by sharing a photo of your favorite environmentally-friendly activity. Whether it’s tending to your garden, planting a...

Spotlight on Commerce: Eloise Parker, Assistant Director for Demographic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau

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Guest blog post by Eloise Parker, Assistant Director for Demographic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau I have the good fortune to work as the Assistant Director for Demographic Programs at the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. Maximizing the Census Bureau’s data collection infrastructure, my team conducts household surveys throughout the decade on behalf of the Census Bureau and other federal...

Commerce's USPTO Celebrates American Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs

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Most Americans have likely heard of Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, or Alexander Graham Bell. But what about Harriet Strong, Frances Arnold, and Juliette Gordon Low? These and so many more women inventors and scientists have made lasting contributions to our nation’s history. They have inspired future generations of innovators to change the world with their ideas. In honor of Women’s History Month...

Women’s History Month is a Time to Sing the Praises of Enterprising Women of Color

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The following is a cross-post from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Since 1987, March has been the time for our nation to pause to reflect on the amazing contributions of women who have set the stage, raised the bar, and made their distinctive mark on the advancement of minority business enterprises. Women’s History Month is a time to sing the praises of Enterprising Women of Color...

Showcasing Women in STEM at Commerce’s NIST

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The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is the Nation's leading agency working with industry and science to advance innovation, enhance economic security and improve quality of life. And NIST is home to many women across the fields of science, engineering, and math (STEM) who make a daily impact on the social and economic conditions of Americans and...

Message from the 40th Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo

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On March 3, Gina M. Raimondo was sworn in as the 40th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Secretary Raimondo was sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris after a bipartisan vote of 84-15 in the United States Senate. In her role as Secretary of Commerce, Raimondo will lead a key agency focused on promoting economic growth, which includes the International Trade Administration, the Bureau of Industry and...