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Welcome to the DC Metro Region of Federally Employed Women (FEW). FEW has proudly worked to address the needs of Federal women located in the District of Columbia and the surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia since 1979.

professional-business-womenFEW works to end sex and gender discrimination, to encourage diversity for inclusion and equity in the workplace, and for the advancement and professional growth of members in a wide variety of Federal departments and agencies, including contractors working with the Federal government.

FEW encourages diversity and equity in the workplace and works to enhance career opportunities through personal development, mentoring and professional training.

FEW works with several other professional networks to advocate for fair application of laws, policies, procedures and practices to improve women’s lives via our legislative representatives.

FEW also works with members and other chapters locally to help promote leadership and other career training through our annual Regional Training Program.

FEW Takes Their Children to Work 

FEW kidsTo celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day, the Bethesda Chapter of Federally Employed Women sponsored a “Job Jar” project to have fun with more than 2,000 children who registered for events at NIH. It was also a great way for their parents to learn about FEW. The kids and their parents had a great time!

A Rose By Any Other Name Is Actually Daisy
by Helen Robinson, Regional Manager, D.C. Metro Few

daisy 7On Sunday March 8, 2015, I was honored and humbled to attend a 100th birthday celebration for Ms. Daisy Fields. Daisy was a founding member of Federally Employed Women (FEW) and served as the second national president. She was the first editor of News and Views and served in that position for 16 years. Read full post here.