What FEW Is

Federally Employed Women (FEW) is a private membership organization working as an advocacy group to improve the status of women employed by the Federal Government and by the District of Columbia government.

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Our Focus

FEW empowers our members to fulfill the goals of four core competencies:

Compliance
Diversity
Legislative
Training

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Our Training

FEW is committed to offering valuable career development and leadership training programs— through national, regional, and local FEW meetings, seminars, and conferences—to each member and prospective member.

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Our Partners

  • National recognition
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Exposure to member audiences
  • Support the advancement of women
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Federally Employed Women

Our Focus

FEW’s organization is three-tiered and consists of National, Regional, and Chapter levels. All three tiers work together to fulfill the goals of FEW’s four major program areas:

Compliance

Helping to ensure:
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
  • EEO Laws
  • Civil Rights
  • Working relationships with federal departments and agencies
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Diversity

Because minority women have historically suffered the double discrimination of sex and racial/national origin, FEW recognizes the need to establish a policy that promotes better understanding and recommends change to meet the needs of minority members.
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Legislative

FEW supports the premise that analysis of proposed legislation designed to eliminate discrimination against women employed in government should receive top priority. However, it is increasingly important to support legislation that affects the status of women as a class, whether or not federally employed.
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Training

The educational policy of FEW is to fulfill the purposes stated in Article II of the Bylaws through:
  • Research and development of appropriate programs and materials
  • Promotion of the effective use of such programs and materials.
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Our Training

Improve Professional and Leadership Skills While Advancing Workplace Marketability

The FEW Foundation for Education & Training

The FEW Foundation helps women enhance their career opportunities through education and training.

2022 National Training Program

FEW’s Training Program refers to the teaching and learning activities carried on for the primary purpose of acquiring the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes needed for advancement of career goals.

Regional Training Program

FEW offers stellar training opportunities right in your neighborhood. Be sure to keep checking for additional information!

Webinars

FEW offers online training and presentations of interest for the federal government community.

Scholarships

The FEW Scholarship Programs provide an opportunity for deserving individuals to participate in the National Training Program.

Karen Rainey

Message from the FEW PRESIDENT

Happy Thanksgiving from FEW!

Thanksgiving is a special holiday when we show gratitude for the things that we hold dear. As we continue our march forward for equity and equality in the workforce, we must not forget our blessings from 2021. Our struggle may be long and hard, but we are grateful that we continue together.

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