Presidential Comments

You are invited to “Celebrating 50 Years of Training: Encourage, Empower and Elevate.”

For more than 50 years, the National Training Program (NTP) has given attendees the very best in skill-building content, covering all aspects of instructor-led training. I am so excited to invite you to the 50th NTP program “Celebrating 50 Years of Training: Encourage, Empower and Elevate.” The NTP facilitate the mission of FEW through providing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black History Month 2019

The year 2019 marks 400 years since the first African Americans arrived in Virginia.  The 2019 theme “Black Migrations” in part celebrates the resolve of African Americans as “Through their resilience and perseverance they made it possible for all of us to be here today” says Browne-Marshall, author of Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 […]

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 […]

Wishing you a Happy New Year!

I get so excited every time a new year comes in.  Can you feel the anticipation of yet another year, another opportunity to do more, to be more and achieve more?  My vision for Federally Employed Women (FEW) in 2019 is that in everything that we do, we do it “Soaring to New Heights.”  And, […]

FEW supports federal employees working!

First, I hope that everyone is able to enjoy their time with family and friends during this holiday season.  It is unfortunate that I must write about the current state of affairs of the “partial government shutdown”, but it is vitally important that as a member of Federally Employed Women (FEW) you are aware of […]