Presidential Comments

  • FEW celebrates valiant women for Women’s History Month!
    FEW celebrates valiant women for Women’s History Month! “Vow to be valiant. Resolve to be radiant. Determine to be dynamic. Strive to be sincere. Aspire to be attuned. “ William Arthur Ward The 2020 Women’s History Month theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote.” As the National Women’s History Alliance website explained, “The theme honors the brave women ...
  • History is the one thing that will stand the test of time.
    Black History is more than 28 days of remembering the people and events of the African Americans diaspora.  It is the acknowledgment of how valuable cultural diversity and inclusiveness of African Americans contributions are to this nation. In 2020, FEW will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment which provided women the right to ...
  • 38th State Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
    Equal finally means equal with the upcoming ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Today, I couldn’t be prouder to be an American and a member of Federally Employed Women (FEW). Yesterday, in historic fashion, the Virginia House and Senate BOTH passed resolutions to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment! Virginia will be the 38th state to vote ...
  • Martin Luther King National Day of Service
    With great admiration for the life and legacy of the Honorable Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., FEW commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the National Holiday or what most refer to as “A National Day of Service.” For the last 25 years, every 3rd Monday in January, the United States of America observes the birthday ...
  • Welcome 2020!
    It’s 2020, and I am so thrilled to be entering another year where we will celebrate historical advancements towards equality.   Federally Employed Women’s (FEW’s) mission has never been more relevant than it is right now.   This year, the nation will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the ...
  • Happy Holidays!
  • Thanksgiving week is upon us.
      For many of us, this time of year means travel to visit with family and friends, enjoying traditional holiday foods like turkey, cranberries, stuffing and mashed potatoes, reflecting on the people and things for which we are grateful, and cheering on our favorite football teams. It also means that we are at the end of ...
  • Veterans Day 2019
      Each day, thousands of Americans participate in the defense of our country as part of the armed forces. Each day, we are grateful for their service in protecting us and our way of life, their sacrifice in giving of their time and livelihood, and their dedication to a cause greater than themselves. We are privileged that ...
  • Together We Can!
    During the months of September and October there are numerous topics of significance on which we can reflect.  Beginning with Labor Day, where we all are provided a short respite from our work, we celebrate the worker. The US Department of Labor comments on Labor Day: “The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard ...
  • Invitation to NTP 2020
    SAVE THE DATE!!!!!! JULY 20-24, 2020 Federally Employed Women invites you to the 51st Annual Training Program (NTP) in Orlando, Florida at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, on July 20-24, 2020. No matter where you are in your career, member or non-member, FEW’s NTP is the perfect place to gain the essential knowledge and skills to take you the ...
  • FEW Shall Never Forget 9/11
    On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaida hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, ...
  • Happy Labor Day
  • Women’s Equality Day
    As we observed Women’s Equality Day each year on August 26, we acknowledge the importance of passage of the 19th Amendment and want to thank all people who support our mission and believe in gender equality. It was on this day the United States President in the Joint Resolution of Congress in 1971 proclaimed ...
  • Thank you for attending the 50th NTP.
    Dear Workshop Participant: Federally Employed Women (FEW) would like to thank all participants and guests who attended the 50th annual National Training Program (NTP) held in Philadelphia, PA, July 22-26, 2019.  In this very busy and hectic world, we appreciate you for taking the time and making it a priority to join us this past week.  The ...
  • Memorial Day 2019 – Patriotic Observance
      As we take this day of remembrance for honor our fallen soldiers, let us cherish their commitment to service and our great country.   Without their sacrifice we would not have the opportunities we have today and without their sacrifice for freedom, justice and the pursuit of a better way of life, we would not know ...
  • Happy Mother’s Day 2019
    Every May we take time to send our deepest appreciation to the mother’s, grandmother’s, aunties, and all mother figures who share their nurturing spirit with others.   Women, related to us or not, who nurtured us, taught us, encouraged us, and cared for us showed us how to be a strong and a loving force in ...
  • Public Service Recognition Week – May 5 -11, 2019
    Celebrated annually during the first full week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.  They serve in the areas of national and local security and safety, veteran care, medical advancement, and keep the wheels turning in hundreds of ...
  • April is Membership Recruitment Month
    For more than 50 years Federally Employed Women (FEW) has encouraged a climate of equity, diversity and inclusion for women, that could be practiced freely and fully by stimulating high performance of duties and meeting standards of ethical behavior in the federal government. That is why I am so excited to celebrate this phenomenal organization ...
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month!
    Women’s History Month is a time of rejoicing for Federally Employed Women (FEW).   It is a time when the organization, and the entire country, recognize the insurmountable achievements of women.  That’s why the 2019 theme of “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence” is such a befitting acknowledgement of women’s contributions.  In a time when the ...
  • We Are All One Humanity – Happy MLK Day
    Those were the words of Dr. King, expressing the connection we have to each other as humans. As we remember his life, I am reminded that we are certainly interwoven and that we rise and fall together as Americans. In this moment in time we can realize my vision of “Soaring to New Heights” if ...