White House Features New Women Generals on International Women’s Day
March 11, 2021
President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin put the spotlight on two female generals who were recently promoted to head four-star combatant commands during remarks in honor of International Women's Day at the White House Monday.
Austin announced the promotions of Army Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson and Air Force Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost on Saturday, and both women flanked Biden at Monday's event.
Read more: 2 female generals, recently promoted, spotlighted in White House remarks (abcnews.go.com)
Transcript of Remarks by President Biden on International Women’s Day (whitehouse.gov)
Latest Newsview all
Ensuring Gender Mainstreaming in Small Arms Control - webinar 8 March 2023
March 7, 2023
This year's International Women's Day sees UNODA and IANSA combine to put on a webinar to launch UNODA's "Training Manual on Mainstreaming Gender in Small Arms Control"
CSW67 2023 Bridge to the Future: Women and Girls at the Center of Progress – Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies
March 2, 2023
SecurityWomen and WIIS (Women In International Security) are curating an important discussion around women’s influence in cybersecurity, innovation, and emerging technologies at this year's CSW, on 14 March at 10.00am ETZ (2.00pm UK time)