RFG Celebrates the 2022 Holiday Season
One of its annual traditions, the Robertson Foundation for Government (RFG) hosted a holiday party and charity drive this year at the Old Ebbitt Grill for Fellows, alumni, and their families. Guests brought more than 150 items to donate to a local charity, including nonperishable foods, clothing, and toiletries. These items will go towards supporting […]
Fellows in the News
RFG Welcomes New Class of Fellows
RFG is proud to announce the most recent additions to the Robertson Fellows’ network. Eleven new fellows have kicked off the 2022-2023 academic year, which marks the 14th class supported by RFG. We are excited to introduce our newest fellows and to share more about what motivated them to pursue careers in the Federal Government […]
RFG Kicks Off Summer Events
This past July, RFG Fellows and Alumni gathered together on the patio of the DACOR Bacon House as part of the Foundation’s annual summer BBQ event, a tradition that had been postponed for the past two years in response to COVID-19. The Fellows and Alumni were joined by spouses and significant others, and by Rosenthal […]
The Special Robertson Opportunity: Taking on the Challenges of Global Affairs
The following article is by Dr. Michael Schneider, RFG’s Career Advisor to the Foundation’s Fellows and Alumni. Learn more about Dr. Schneider here. In 1961 just as Charles and Marie Robertson were envisioning a foundation to help fulfill JFK’s call to public service, a fledgling reporter for the Newark (NJ) Evening News applied to the Foreign […]
RFG Announces Governance Transitions
RFG is pleased to announce its new slate of members and officers for the Board of Directors. John Palmer and Olivia Robertson-Moe are new board members serving three-year terms. Julia Robertson is the new Chair and Ms. Robertson-Moe, the new Secretary.
Prioritizing Federal Personnel: Policy Priorities for the Executive and Legislature
Listen to a broadcast from the FEDtalk podcast of the Federal News Network from April 9, 2021, in which Office of Management and Budget Associate Director of Performance and Personnel Management Pam Coleman provides an introductory keynote address on the Biden Administration’s effort to strengthen human capital management in the federal government and revitalize the career federal workforce.