National Organization for Women Founded
The United States' largest feminist organization is founded by 49 people, including Betty Friedan and Pauli Murray.
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Diplomacy for the 21st Century Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology Throughout the Department of State
Science and technology (S&T) play a critical role in a range of foreign policy issues, from driving economic development to responding to hostile governments and rogue organizations. Discoveries in nanotechnology, synthetic biology, and earth sciences offer great new opportunities to improve human health, provide food and clean water, and issue warnings of natural disasters. The U.S. State Department is a critical focal point for bringing S&T to bear on such pervasive challenges as cyber crime and climate change, to name just two. But to carry out its mission effectively, the department needs to put science and technology at the top of its agenda, and to strengthen and continuously update its S&T capabilities, says this new report from the National Research Council.Learn More