First Lady Michelle Obama: When You create Life Easier for Working Parents, It’s a Win for Everyone Involved

First Lady Michelle Obama today spoke about the significance of
supporting and retaining women and girls who choose careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and science, the so-called STEM disciplines.
“If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, then we have to open doors to everyone,” said Mrs. Obama during an event at the White House held to proclaim the NSF Career-Life Balance Initiative. “We need all hands on deck. And that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they find the way careers in science, technology, engineering and math.”