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Federally Employed Women To Celebrate 41 Years Of Empowerment

Washington, DC — Federally Employed Women’s (FEW), 41st National Training Program (NTP), “Jazz Up Your Career”, will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 12-16, 2010, at the co-host hotels—New Orleans Marriott and the Sheraton New Orleans.

This outstanding, cost-effective training has been designed to provide all federal, private and public employees, including military personnel, with the tools necessary to establish and build successful careers. Courses and workshops were selected using the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) as the framework. A variety of educational formats is planned to deliver the optimal education experience.

You can still register online at www.fewntp.org or in person at the Training Program. On-line registration will end July 2. You may download the registration form and fax to (fax number from registration form) until July 6. After that time, you will need to register on site. On-Site Registration will open Sunday, July 11, 2010, at noon.

More than 2,000 federal employees will participate in more than 160 workshops on a variety of topics (go towww.fewntp.org for additional information). Training Tracks will again be offered on the following subjects: Executive Leadership, Project Management, Administrative Professional, Science and Technology, Business Analysis and Human Resources.

Agency Forums will be offered by 15 Federal Agencies along with a workshop on “How to Get a Federal Job with OPM trainer, Juanita Wheeler”. Workshops such as Communicating Differently and The Successful Interview are also available.

A Legislative Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 13, with updates on legislation affecting federal employees.Roberta Francis, Chairperson of the Equal Rights Amendment Task Force from the National Council of Women’s Organizations will serve as keynote speaker.

On FEW Friday, July 16, our special guest speaker for the program will be OPM Deputy Director Christine Griffin. She will give us an update on OPM’s recent efforts regarding preparation of a diversity strategic plan for the federal government and what this means to the Federal Women’s Program. We will also continue to celebrate our philosophy of “Each One, Teach One” focus on stories from several of our own FEW members who will share personal FEW experiences. The 2010-2012 National Board will be installed. Sue Webster will be installed for her second term as National President.

New this year:

Military Recognition Day, Tuesday, July 13, 2010. Military personnel will be offered specially designed training courses and a forum featuring speakers to discuss issues impacting women serving in the military - a special discount registration price is available to our military personnel.

FEW Community Project - Help FEW help those in need at two schools in New Orleans' 9th Ward. One hundred percent of the donation will go directly towards items such as supplies and uniforms for each school. Our goal is to raise $5,000 for each school. A tax-deductible donation can still be made online at www.feea.org


About FEW — Federally Employed Women is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1968 after Executive Order 11375 was issued that added sex to the forms of prohibited discrimination in the federal government. FEW has grown into a national organization serving over one million federally employed women—both in the military and civilian workforce. FEW’s many accomplishments and activities have impacted the federal workplace and contributed to the improved working conditions for all. For more information about FEW, visit www.few.org.

 



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