Presidential Comments

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]