Tag: White House

White House moves funds to prepare for Zika virus

The White House has stated that Congress hasn’t followed up with President Barack Obama’s request from January to move $1.9 billion to assist scientists in battling the Zika virus. “Over this time, Congress has done nothing. Now, we know that we cannot continue to fund a robust response to this disease without adequate resources, particularly… Read More

Oh What Fun It Is to Code: Google’s Made with Code Initiative Launches Holiday Coding Project

Earlier this year, Google joined forces with supporters like Seventeen, TechCrunch, Chelsea Clinton, Girl Scouts of the USA, and actress Mindy Kaling to launch an initiative called Made with Code. The program was created with the intention of making coding approachable and appealing to youth, particularly young girls. It was all about creating a strong… Read More

Mindful Shopping: Online Retailer Zady Launches “Sourced In” Initiative to Promote Conscious Consumerism

The online retailer Zady began as a site with the goal of creating a new standard in clothing. The creators of the site, Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi, sought to build a shopping experience which was driven by products made with not just style and quality in mind, but environmental impact and high labor standard… Read More