Women’s History Month

  • Rate of female civil servants in exec. roles remains low

    Since the days of Frances Perkins, women have been joining the ranks of presidential Cabinet secretaries. Yet when it comes to the number of women career civil servants making it into executive ranks that number remains oddly low.

  • How come men do all the inventing?

    The “women inventor rate” is rising but it’s still mysteriously low, a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office study found.

  • Women’s History Month and the Suffrage Movement

    Tune in this week for our special Women’s History Month show to learn about some of the greatest female contributions to history, culture, and society.

    March 8, 2018

  • ‘Lack of women in technology starts in education’

    Dr. Crystal Valentine, VP of MapR Technologies, talks to Women of Washington about how to encourage more women to pursue careers in technology. She also shares her personal journey to success in the technology industry.

  • #FedWomenLead shares tips for successful management

    A panel of five women who have successfully climbed the ladder of federal employment offered advice and inspiration to other feds seeking to emulate their achievements.