League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship

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 those who seek to become them—the content, tools, and opportunities that can help serve their specific needs. To that end, the League of Women in [...]

League of Women in Government Announces POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE Initiative

League of Women in Government Announces POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE initiative to fund #LocalGov Professional Development for Women The League of Women in Government Board recently announced the creation of a very important new initiative to address the need for more professional development for women in local government. In particular, the Potential Made Possible initiative will [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:14-07:00November 2nd, 2018|Education, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Amy Cuddy on How Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our [...]

For Men to Lean In at Home, Women Need to Lean Back

LeanIn.Org President Rachel Thomas on how couples can support each other at home.   By Rachel Thomas, LeanIn.Org President A few months ago, in partnership with the NBA, LeanIn.Org is kicking off our second season of #LeanInTogether—a campaign focused on how men can do their part for the women in their lives. Leaning in at [...]

ICMA President Pat Martel & ICMA Liaison/Senior Advisor Jan Perkins on Building Career Resiliency

Hone Your Ability to Grow From Adversity By Pat Martel, ICMA-CM, and Jan Perkins, ICMA-CM Everyone who pursues a fulfilling career will eventually encounter challenges that will help define his or her future. Sometimes the challenge is personal: a potentially transformative project you introduce that fails to gain traction or a clash of wills with [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:25-07:00March 17th, 2016|Education, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Gender at Work Is NOT a Women’s Issue

  By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox Is gender a women’s issue? Many women still seem to think so. Which is why many men think so too. At a huge tech conference last month, I was invited to give a speech on “Women in Tech.” Given this (typical) label, it attracted a majority of women. I assumed that [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:01-07:00December 8th, 2015|Education, Exclusives|0 Comments