Public Law 115-7: Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act

By | October 11, 2017
The Women of NASA Lego Ideas prototype set.

The Women of NASA Lego Ideas prototype set. Public Law 115-7 directs NASA to develop programs to encourage more women and girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Maia Weinstock on Flickr.

Directs NASA to establish programs to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and pursue careers in aerospace.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Original sponsor: Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10]


Passed in Senate by voice vote.

Passed in House by voice vote.

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