Presidential Comments

FEW Membership Month

This is a very special month for Federally Employed Women.  It’s our 52nd year anniversary and FEW is still advancing our mission beyond the old-time standard barriers for women.  We are fabulously energized women who have advanced our national standing through our diverse and significant contributions in all aspects of work and life. Each year […]

Our Nation Has Been Changed By COVID-19

Our nation has changed because of COVID-19 (a.k.a. Coronavirus) and Federally Employed Women (FEW) stand in solidarity.  STAY HOME. Source: Johns Hopkins University. Last updated 23 Mar 8:48am EST As our nation shuts down and takes the ultimate precautionary measures to tackle COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we must stand strong and stand together.  Our day-to-day lives have […]

Safety is a priority!

Stop the spread of Coronavirus Dear FEW Members, This is a serious time of concern for our nation.  FEW has a responsibility to ensure our preparedness for an infectious disease outbreak in light of the coronavirus.  It is important to FEW that all members and citizens are aware and prepared to avoid panic even as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]