EMPOWERing Women in Local Government Together
The League of Women in Government
The League of Women in Government is the primary affiliate group of the International City/County Management Association representing women in local government. The League serves as the umbrella organization to support local and statewide organizations that advance women to local government leadership. The League’s objective is to move the needle forward on the number of women serving at the most senior and executive levels in ALL areas of local government.
The League supports local and statewide organizations that advance women in local government senior executive leadership. Together, we Educate, Mentor & Encourage by:
Educating public officials about eliminating gender bias, as well as the value of gender balance and gender diversity in local government leadership
- Strengthening relationships between local government groups supporting women
- Providing local government women leadership and professional development opportunities
The League of Women in Government is governed by an unpaid chief administrative officer and ten board members from across the country. The League is a fiscal project of OneOC, a California 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.
IF WOMEN MAKE UP MORE THAN
50 PERCENT OF STATE & LOCAL
AND MORE THAN 50 PERCENT OF
MASTER OF PUBLIC
GRADUATES ARE WOMEN
WHY ARE THERE SO
FEW FEMALE CHIEF
Join the LeagueThe League is FREE to join. All we ask of you in return is to pay it forward in some way. Share your ideas, tell us about learning opportunities in your area, write an article for our blog post, help us tweet information, mentor an up and comer, and so on. We need your brain power to grow our network which helps us all!
Host an EventThe League partners with a number of organizations nationwide, but more can always be done to expand the network of women in local government. Would you like to partner with the League to host an event or start a women’s group in your region?
Share Your OpinionHelp the League be responsive to YOUR needs by letting us know YOUR views and opinions. The League has partnered with Polco.us to do a series of surveys to ask members like you, what you need to reach your maximum potential by sharing information and your opinion on a variety of topics related to women in local government.
Share YOUR StoryThe League believes the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can YOU help? Share YOUR story with our readers!
Donate NowThe League began with a simple mission — find ways to help women advance in local government. What the group learned along the way is people have varying degrees of ability to pay to belong to a professional organization/ association. So the League is officially a pay what you can organization.
LEAGUE NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER AWARD The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) are proud to announce the 2nd Annual [...]
League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship Part of the League's mission is to increase the number of women in the most senior level positions by providing women executives—and [...]
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS OF THE LEAGUE POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!