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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

FEW joins in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15.  We honor those of American decent whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.   The 2021 theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and...

Fair Day’s Pay? Women’s Pay Gap Persists

Women made 82.3% of men’s annual earnings last year. And that’s not the most concerning bit of news, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report that reviewed the pay gap based on gender. Today, women’s earnings still trail men in more than 350 occupations....

Science Says: How to Lead, Motivate People

Motivation is a more insightful factor when forecasting career success, compared to intelligence, ability and salary, according to research. Here are four time-tested, science-supported ways to motivate other people so you will have a winning team: Pay Them With Purpose Research tells us that rewards...

FEW Hosts Virtual STEM Event Sept. 22

Federally Employed Women will soon empower the public sector to motivate more women to undertake careers in science, technology, engineering and math. FEW’s free virtual event, Back2STEM, will be held September 22 virtually from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To register, visit www.few.org/stem today. Several...

Happy Labor Day

Today, we pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workforce and is trajectory of labor movement from the 19th century. For the millions of employees in the United States, we thank you for your service and we wish you a peaceful and relaxing...

It matters, Women’s Equality Day!

Today, we honor the pioneers of women’s equality by doing our part to realize their struggle and living their dream of voting.  Women's Equality Day, August 26th, commemorates the struggles of women to be heard, as fierce advocates who gained the statutory right to vote....