The Fourth of July is almost here, and there is so much to celebrate. First of all, there were a variety of women who dominated in the recent D.C. Primary Election, from Muriel Bowser to Mary Cheh. Women were also able to get in the spotlight through Washingtonian's Best of D.C. article. Here, see what Capital Women has to offer with links to different news articles and events you should stay on top of as well as today's podcast episode with chef and dietician Jessica Swift.Read More
Hello again, Capital Women readers and listeners! Tomorrow is a big day for Washington, D.C. because it's the June Primary. There are several voters guides out there, and Washington City Paper and Current Newspapers created a few definitely worth checking out. You can also learn more about Ward 6 Councilmember Candidate Lisa Hunter here. Once you're done researching (and soon voting!), be sure to listen to Capital Women's latest podcast episode with the founder of POPNOD, a marketing studio that champions women-led brands. For now, see all of the news and events you should know below.Read More
Long time, no see, Capital Women subscribers! You may have noticed that there was only one newsletter and podcast for the month of May, rather than the usual two. My sincere apologies, dear friends! I'm currently writing a book and freelancing for several publications in the D.C. area, so my focus has been all over the place lately. I'll do my best to continue to ensure that you all know that Capital Women is a priority of mine--and so are you!
For now, I have a special announcement: Capital Women is looking for D.C.-based women to feature on the podcast. The podcast has featured everyone from a Council candidate to a pageant founder to an art collector. If you or someone you know may be interested in learning more, please email email@example.com with a brief bio.
Happy Monday, Capital Women readers, listeners, and followers! Did you know that these past few weeks have been chock full of great content, all tailored to you? Below, check out what you might have missed, including an article about the National Air and Space Museum's first female Director and a super interesting article about how being a woman in D.C.'s Go-Go scene can be an uphill battle. This week's podcast also features the woman behind Washington, D.C.'s first lash salon, while this month's advice column offers advice on how to secure a new position with a high-end salary.Read More
Hello and good morning, Capital Women readers and listeners! A lot has happened since the last issue, and we're so excited to show you exactly what you should know. For the first time, Washington, D.C. has a women-only coworking space (which has gotten rather mixed reviews). There is also a new resource that lists coworking spaces and workshops that are female-focused. But before all of that, listen to Capital Women's interview with Tara Huber, the founder of Take Five Meditation.Read More
While warm spring weather is certainly taking its time to come to the D.C. area, Capital Women is here to keep you feeling cozy by making sure you are aware of all of the important, local, women-focused news and events happening. First, hear the latest Capital Women podcast episode on a Georgetown businessowner. Then, learn about an 11-year-old activist who turned heads at the March For Our Lives. Finally, see all of the events coming up that are sure to be both fun and impactful.Read More
Hey, CaWo readers! Welcome to a new newsletter, a new podcast episode, and a new advice column! There's so much to be thankful for this month—a new mural from The Washington Post's The Lily, great insight from Frances Reimers of Firestarter, and even a fun, new event from the National Building Museum, totally focused on women architects. See what you should keep your eyes on here.Read More
As we march into this new month ... of March ... it's time for a new podcast episode of Capital Women! This month, it's all about Pineapple—but we're not talking about the fruit, but instead a collaborative for women in the food industry. There's a lot to talk about when it comes to the news as well, from Michelle Obama's "unusually intimate" memoir to events on women in technology and women's history. Get excited!Read More
Ever been in search for an outlet to make new friendships with local women? There is a new resource for that! The Emotional Labor Union was created in September 2017 (the same month as Capital Women was created!) in order to allow women to open up to each other, learn from each other, and become vulnerable in a safe space together. In today's podcast, learn about that and much, much more with news and events that are relevant to you below.Read More
Surprise! Normally, Capital Women only publishes on the first and third Monday of every month, but we've got a special guest for today's podcast. Lisa Hunter is a Capitol Hill resident who is currently running to be Washington, D.C.'s Ward 6 Councilmember. In today's interview, learn about what her platforms are, what inspired her to run, and what she believes are her biggest challenges. Be sure to expect more news and events in the following Capital Women issue on February 19.Read More
Yes, it's that time again—time to start the week off right by checking out a new issue of Capital Women, this time with an interview by the founder of the multi-cultural art platform The Agora Culture. In the new Capital Women podcast, Jessica Stafford Davis will be offering her insight into what she wish she knew when she started collecting art, what local artists are worth keeping an eye on, and how D.C’s art scene may grow and change over the next few years. Also, in the newsletter, expect news on Arlington County Board's first female millennial and a new political artwork projected on the Trump International Hotel.Read More
What an exciting few weeks it's been! This past weekend, thousands of women marched together for the anniversary of the Women's March. Capital Women was also one of the guests at the Justice Fair in Sixth and I's Empow(HER)ed event, which featured speakers like D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau and President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center Fatima Goss Graves. Today, it's time to take a look back at this year's Women's March on Washington, a cool upcoming event by women’s social justice a cappella group Song Rise, and another interview for the Capital Women podcast, this time with the founder of the Miss Black USA pageant Karen Arrington.Read More
It's a brand new year, and, with that, Capital Women is expanding into new territories. From now on, the Q&A section will feature an audio interview with an inspiring woman. In today's podcast episode, readers and listeners will be able to learn about Yasmin Radbod, the owner of the women-focused pop-up, known as Femme Fetale DC. If interested in being featured, be sure to head here.Read More
Happy holidays, dear readers! This will be the last Capital Women newsletter of 2017. Since we started in September 2017, it's been so fun to learn more about how women in the nation's capital are succeeding—and how you can too. This month, the featured female is none other than the founder of an urban farm who talks about what keeps her rooted in this community. Next month, expect a big change happening in Capital Women that is sure to make your reader experience more immersive.Read More
Starting out the month of December, learn about two powerful women on Washington City Paper's newest podcast, check out a women-led webinar about body language, and see what Kim Stiens has to say on networking successfully.Read More