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Megan Smith

MAKERS Hosts Its First-Ever Town Hall Event

After a week of reflection following the 2016 election, MAKERS hosted its first-ever town hall in an evening aimed to heal, inspire, and generate ideas on how to move forward together. Read More »

Where In the World Is the Declaration of Sentiments?

The first women's rights convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Martha C. Wright, and Mary Ann McClintock took place from July 19 to July 20, 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York — a historic event marking the beginning of the United States' women's rights movement. Read More »

Megan Smith Delivers Smith College Commencement Speech Highlighting 'Creative Confidence'

Megan Smith, the United States Chief Technology Officer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House — the first woman to hold that post — delivered Read More »

The 2016 MAKERS Conference: Black Girls Code

Watch students from STEM education not-for-profit, Black Girls Code, Olivia Ross and Kimora Oliver, join Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States of America, Megan Smith, on stage at The 2016 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Read More »

The 2016 MAKERS Conference: Megan Smith, Justine Cassell, Ayah Bdeir, and Jessica O. Matthews

Watch Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States of America, Megan Smith; Associate Dean for Technology Strategy and Impact, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon, Justine Cassell; CEO & Founder, littleBits, Ayah Bdeir; and Founder and CEO, Unchar Read More »

All About the White House's First-Ever Demo Day

The White House is opening its doors to entrepreneurs on Tuesday by hosting its first-ever White House Demo Day. Read More »

7 MAKERS On Magazine Covers

Whether you still rush to newsstands to pick up your favorite magazines, or prefer to download them to your devices, magazines haven't gone anywhere. Even in the digital age, print magazine covers still create buzz and spark conversations. Read More »

Celebrating Megan Smith's WIRED Magazine Cover

Chief technology officer Megan Smith has not yet been in her role a full year and already she is making strides. Read More »

8 Women Geniuses Who Are Changing the Way the World Thinks

These eight women are changing the way the world thinks.   Read More »

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