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Hispanic Heritage Month: NIST Scientist and NOAA Public Affairs Officer Lead Efforts in Quantum Computing, Communicating Life-Saving Messaging

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month and pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society and are making an impact at the Department of Commerce and on behalf of all American communities. During this month, the Commerce Department’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National...

Hispanic Inventors and Entrepreneurs Bring New Technologies to Market

Joint blog by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Economic Development Administration This month, the U.S. Department of Commerce is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and Hispanic communities. We pay tribute to the numerous Hispanic entrepreneurs and innovators that help fulfill the promise of America for all. Here are three of their stories. Using Artificial Intelligence to Develop...

Mental Health is Health

While it may seem there is a special day for everything on our modern calendar, perhaps having a small nudge gives us an opportunity to think deeper about important topics and people that are a part of our life. World Mental Health Day is one of those days that focuses our attention on a topic that touches all our lives and gives us an opportunity to better understand our own mental health and the...

Announcing the National Strategy for U.S. Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing

On the occasion of National Manufacturing Day, the White House released the National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing. Manufacturing drives America’s economy and national security. To help the United States remain a global leader, the Biden-Harris administration is focused on efforts that revitalize the manufacturing sector, build strong U.S. supply chains, invest in research and development (R...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Blazing a Trail Through Hard Work, Consistency and Service to Others

Blog post by Jasmine Pridgen, U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the rich histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain. Luis Cano, a proud Mexican American, currently serves as the Census Bureau’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO...

Register for the 2022 Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

Do you want to learn about valuable tools available to inventors and entrepreneurs? Are you eager to be inspired and informed by accomplished Hispanic innovators? If so, make sure to attend the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) free, online 2022 Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program on Wednesday, October 12 from 1-4 p.m. ET. Successful Hispanic innovators will discuss their...

Manufacturing Opens More Doors to Women

The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau U.S. manufacturing experienced a substantial decline in employment from 2000 to 2010 due largely to the 2008 Great Recession but rebounded – until the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020. Despite these fluctuations, it began inching up again in 2021. But the renewed upswing doesn’t mean a return to traditional manual jobs. Instead, manufacturing...

Deputy Secretary Graves Leads U.S. Delegation to ITU and Addresses Importance of Closing the International Digital Divide and Electing U.S. Candidate Doreen Bogdan-Martin as ITU Secretary-General

From September 25—29, 2022 U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Bucharest, Romania to serve as the Senior U.S. Representative on the high-level U.S. delegation to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference. In the official U.S. policy statement to over 3,000 delegates from over 180 countries, Graves stressed the U.S. Government’s commitment...