Women make up less than 20 percent of the IT workforce in government, but that percentage is shifting. Now, women are not just investing in technology careers, but they are taking the helm at agencies. In this interactive panel, you will hear how these pioneering IT women are leading the way in their field.
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There’s no shortage of advice and articles detailing how you can be more assertive as a woman in the workplace. Learn these tips from FEW.
The State Department’s Creative Diplomacy Team discuss teamwork and the challenges and rewards of being digital pacesetters.
People tend to make assumptions about how gender disparities in the tech industry came about. In this post, we’ll shed some light on a few common misconceptions.
Today, it’s all too common to get a meeting request with a hopefully professional contact, but with unclear messaging that might mean it’s more a date than networking. How you determine if the ask is professional or personal?
One in five adults experience mental illness at some point in their lifetime, but discussing mental health in the workplace is still taboo. Here are a few things you can do to advocate for employees with mental health issues.
While there are protections in place, discrimination in the federal workforce continues to be a major issue. Thankfully, organizations like FEW work to prevent non-compliance and help women and minorities attain equal opportunities.
There is a powerful yet subtle way to increase the inclusivity of women and minorities in your daily work. Write about them. And do it fairly.
A lot of people find it difficult to say, “I’m sorry.” However, women tend to overuse the phrase, especially in workplace communication. Here are a few ways to stop over-apologizing.
Even if you’re not a journalist on the Hill beat, you may very well find yourself in a situation where you just aren’t sure what’s considered “appropriate”. So how do you figure out what to wear? We suggest these three tips that can help you determine for yourself what’s best to wear at the office.