Gigi Schumm

  • Success: It’s all in the curated data

    From math workbooks to computer systems for the top markets in the nation, Accenture Technology’s Annette Rippert joined Women of Washington to talk the important of data scientists and believing in your own abilities.

  • Labor Department a champion for women’s workplace rights

    Tiffany Boiman, director of office and policy programs at the Labor Department’s Women’s Bureau, joined Women of Washington to discuss her career path and the department’s continuing efforts to close the gender gap in the workforce and beyond.

  • SBA office helps launch businesses one woman at a time

    Kathleen McShane, who oversees the Small Business Administration’s Women’s Business Centers, enjoys mentoring women and encouraging them to take the next steps to launch their businesses.

  • Maintaining the right ecosystem for success

    Melanie Corcoran-Freelander, chief technology officer at Ursa Space Systems, said her secret for success hits very close to home: Strong support system.

  • US treasurer an agent for change

    U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza joined Women of Washington to talk about resilience, building a strong community of supporters and expanding your comfort zone.

  • Ask for forgiveness, not permission

    Lookout’s Vijaya Kaza joined Gigi Schumm on Women of Washington to discuss why women shouldn’t let labels define their success as individuals

  • NGA paving the way for women in leadership

    NGA is leading the way in terms of female leadership. Three executives joined Women of Washington to talk about what the agency is doing right.

  • It’s OK to take the long way

    On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Vicky Niblett, deputy assistant commissioner within the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service. In this role, she provides management and oversight of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE).

  • Power comes from complex planning

    Gigi Schumm welcomes Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade, to talk awards, leadership style and the importance of integrated planning.

  • DHS cyber: Leaving a different kind of legacy

    Gigi Schumm welcomes Jeanette Manfra from the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications within DHS on this episode of Women of Washington.