Presidential Comments

Membership Month

April is FEW Membership Month which means it’s time to celebrate membership, recruit new members, and take advantage of the benefits provided to you as a FEW member. Some ideas to think about during Membership Month: Provide information about your successes with other Regions or Chapters so everyone can share in your accomplishments. We can […]

Women’s History Month 2018

Theme: “Nevertheless She Persisted”: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women During this Women’s History Month we can take time to reflect on the commitment Federally Employed Women (FEW) has made over the past 50 years, and will continue to make in the future, to end discrimination of all forms.  As our […]

Continuing the “Dream”

Just as Federally Employed Women celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. whose fight for equality we still strive to achieve today.  In keeping with that continuing struggle, let us renew our mission to “end sex and gender discrimination, to encourage diversity […]

Happy Holidays Message from the President

Happy Thanksgiving message from the President

Thanksgiving is a time to remember and embrace those who enrich our lives.  I am thankful for a lot of things, but most of all I’m thankful for you and your continued support of FEW.  As we celebrate this Thanksgiving, let us be thankful for the diversity we encounter each and every day, the uniqueness […]

The History of Veterans Day

The recognition of those who serve their country began as Armistice Day on November 11, 1919.  Seven years later Congress’ resolution made November 11 an annual observance, with it becoming a national holiday in 1938.  Later, in 1954, Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name to Veterans Day. Veterans Day provides everyone in our country the […]

House Backed Bill Tries to Put an End to Federal Discrimination

Recently, the House of Representatives passed the Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017.1 This act would ensure that those who have been discriminated against in the federal workplace will have the ability to have their cases heard. These cases will be assigned to the Office of Special Counsel wherein disciplinary actions will be assigned and […]

Hurricane Season

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you We are asking that everyone keep those in the path of hurricanes in their thoughts and prayers as they endure these potentially catastrophic events. If you live in affected areas we encourage you to evacuate, stay safe and heed the warnings of area officials. Respectfully, Wanda V. Killingsworth

Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 2017

On Women’s Equality Day, we honor those courageous, relentless, and dedicated women who had marched, advocated, and organized for the right to cast a vote; that precious right has reinvigorated generations of women and galvanized them to stand up, speak out, and let their voices be heard across this great nation. Today, as we celebrate […]

Thank You for a Successful NTP!

Thank you to you all for your participation in the 48th National Training Program (NTP).  What a wonderful time we had in New Orleans! From the largest NTP attendance since 2011, to having a stellar group of Leadership Panel participants, to having seven of our Past Presidents joining us, NTP 2017 was a huge success. […]