A recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report says woman face significant obstacles, including bias, when it comes to hiring and advancement in the federal workforce.
For women who dream of the corner office, now is a good time to work for the federal government, according to a report by the Office of Personnel Management.
Many are starting to take notice as Washington, D.C. blossoms into a region which is bolstering the work of female entrepreneurs and fostering strong networks with federal agencies in the nation’s capital.
Research shows female-run startups are more profitable than male-run startups, yet many investors are reluctant to fund them. The Vinetta Project is changing that.
Some entrepreneurs feel that the only way to be successful is to go from accelerator to accelerator. The founder of Springboard Enterprises says there’s a way to avoid just spinning your wheels.
The founder of Rethink Impact calls it the largest-ever impact fund in the U.S. that invests with a gender lens. Founder Jenny Abramson looks to fund companies with women in positions of leadership.
“The Children’s Inn is a place like home,” said Jennie Lucca, CEO of the Children’s Inn at NIH. She sat down with Women of Washington to share her story.
The “Me Too” movement has sparked women and men throughout the economy to think and talk more openly about sexual harassment and discrimination.
During an AFFIRM panel discussion Thursday, several women in federal technology management positions called on hiring officials to help broaden the diversity of the federal workforce
Women in STEM, why women are reluctant to enter the sciences and why we still have a long way to go on gender equality in both the classroom and the workforce.