President Obama is dining with all of the female members of the Senate Tuesday night, the White House announced.

Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Senate passes 0B defense bill MORE (D-N.Y.) thanked Obama for the invitation over Twitter.

The dinner is a continuation of a number of meetings the president has held with senators in recent weeks. He's hosted closed-door dinners with a dozen Democratic senators and two sets of 12 Republican senators. 

Sixteen of the 20 women serving in the upper chamber are Democrats.