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Office of Women's Policy (OWP)




Navy Women's Initiatives Team (Navy -WIT). NAVADMIN 037/24 announced the establishment of the Navy-WIT. The Navy-WIT will broaden awareness and influence policy changes to increase Servicewomen recruitment and retention throughout the Navy.  In addition, it will also develop best practices, discuss relevant issues, and make policy and program recommendations to make our Navy better.

Within 60 days of the release of NAVADMIN 037/24, commands listed in the Navy-WIT Fact Sheet shall designate in writing, an officer (O4 and above) and an enlisted (E7 and above) Navy-WIT Enterprise Lead. For more information on Navy-WIT, please see below Navy-WIT Fact Sheet. A Sharepoint page is being developed and will be launched soon.

If you would like future updates and information on the Navy-WIT, please click the link to request access to the Navy-WIT Teams Channel.

For any additional questions, please contact Navy_Office of Women's Policy

The Office of Women's Policy (OWP) advocates for Navy Servicewomen throughout the enterprise to advise the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) on policies and programs.  This is done via four lines of effort: 

1. Policy Development & Alignment - Ensure current policies are aligned with higher authorities (DoD, SECNAV, and OPNAV), revising and developing new policies, as necessary from input from key stakeholders and cultural indicators. 

2. Program Management & Development - Develop programs and mechanisms within the Navy Enterprise to obtain policy feedback and data, to include identifying barriers to retention. 

3. Policy & Program Analysis & Assessments - Analyze feedback to determine if policies concerning Navy Servicewomen are implemented and effective.  Feedback is obtained through conferences, summits, symposiums, surveys, listening sessions, and social media. 

4. Strategic Communications & Engagements - Provide strategic communications about policies, programs, and initiatives to internal and external audiences via social media, print media, and direct communications.  Engaging with the fleet, other services, civilian counterparts, and other internal and external key stakeholders.


Questions? Contact us: Navy Office of Women's Policy

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