Steff Thomas

  • 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.

  • Updated: Legislation in support of federal workers during shutdown

    As the record-breaking shutdown continues, here’s a comprehensive list of legislation introduced by lawmakers to build resilience in the workforce and combat looming financial hardship.

  • New legislation could safeguard feds during government shutdown

    Two bills were introduced this week in the House and Senate to combat chaos in federal employee lives triggered by the government shutdown, days away from becoming the longest in history.

  • 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.

  • Most TSP funds see slight comeback in November

    Thrift Savings Plan data released on Monday show most November returns taking a u-turn from previous month’s red levels.

  • 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.

  • Fed unions taking victory laps

    Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections.  Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates. 

  • TSP returns tumble even lower in October, many in the red

    The bull market may finally be over, as TSP data released on Thursday shows all funds except one were bleeding red in October.