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Recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is part of the 2019 National Intelligence Strategy.
The Intelligence Community's workforce in FY2011-2019 had slight increases in the proportions of women (+.7%), racial or ethnic minorities (+3.
The gender pay gap in the federal workforce has decreased considerably since 1999, but has not yet closed. In 2017, women earned 93 cents for every dollar earned by men. The pay gap is greater for certain groups of women, including Hispanics/Latinas, Blacks, and American Indians or Alaska Natives.
The Smithsonian Institution—the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex—has thousands of employees and supports or funds thousands of academic appointees such as interns and researchers.
While federal agencies that serve Indian tribes have made some progress on management issues, our 2019 High Risk List found that agencies like the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and the Indian Health Service (IHS) still face challenges.
What GAO Found GAO examined a nongeneralizable sample of 178 polling places during early in-person voting and on Election Day 2016. At these polling places, GAO examined a number of features outside and inside the voting area.
The Department of the Interior and the Department of Health and Human Services offer education, energy resource management, health care, and other programs for Indian tribes and their members.
We testified on both Departments' weaknesses in managing these programs.
What GAO Found The Department of the Interior (Interior) and its Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (Indian Affairs) have not taken actions to address identified weaknesses in the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) safety program, despite internal evaluations that have consistently found it...