Posts Tagged: Women in Government

Top Awards for Women in Government

With the Emmy’s this past Sunday, Hollywood’s award season is underway. And in great news, more women and minorities took home the gold than ever before. But, what about Washington’s award season? How do we get more women and minorities recognized for their contributions to government? The answer is simple. Nominate them! The first step,… Read more »

4 Articles on Double Standards You Missed

Women constantly confront double standards in their personal and professional lives. That’s not really news. We’re expected to pursue strong careers without coming off as assertive or “bossy.” We’re told to join the boys’ club, only to find the doors blocked by traditional ideals of propriety. We’re told to participate in our offices, only to… Read more »

The Importance of Paid Parental Leave

The White House recently announced its budget for the upcoming year. One interesting line item had to do with paid parental leave. Specifically, the new budget proposes funding six weeks of paid leave for any new parents. There’s some discussion about whether the plan is valid for economic and logistical reasons. Nevertheless, it raises a… Read more »

Must-Read Articles About Women in the Workplace

This Saturday marks the conclusion of the Trump’s administration’s 100 days. A lot has happened, and many of those changes have impacted the status, perceptions, and legal protections of women – both inside and outside of government. But with so much happening in this 100-day sprint, you might have missed a headline here or there…. Read more »