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Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager

Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager The League recently caught up with Strategic Government Resources Diversity and Partner Collaboration Manager, Katie Babits. Here is the interview: Q: Recently SGR launched SGRecruiter -- exciting stuff! Why was the portal created? Katie: SGRecruiter was launched in collaboration with Team Zac and Blue Dove [...]

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don’t Just Talk About It. BE About It!

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don't Just Talk About It. BE About It! What YOU Can Do To Increase Gender Equity in Local Government. By The League Editor: Join the League in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) University for the 4th Annual Symposium from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on [...]

ICMA, League of Women in Government Partner to Advance Women in Local Government Leadership

ICMA, League of Women in Government Partner to Advance Women in Local Government Leadership Strategic affiliation created to advance women in local government leadership roles.      WASHINGTON, D.C.-– ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, and the League of Women in Government (the League) have formally joined forces to create a new strategic affiliation. Through this partnership, the two [...]

By |2019-03-06T23:16:13+00:00March 6th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HERstory MONTH Using #SheLeadsGov!

CELEBRATE WOMEN'S HERstory MONTH Using #SheLeadsGov! An initiative of ICMA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Women make up over 50 percent of state and local government employees. Help us celebrate these AMAZING women during March -- Women's HERstory Month by highlighting women leaders in your organization. How? Submit a short video [...]

By |2019-03-11T20:54:52+00:00March 5th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Bad Dialogue Can Be a Career Killer – Especially for Women! Nicole Lance of Lance Strategies Shares Why.

Bad Dialogue Can Be a Career Killer. Especially for Women!  Nicole Lance of Lance Strategies Shares Why. We recently caught up with Nicole Lance, CEO of Lance Strategies and former Assistant City Manager of Surprise, Arizona about the training she is leading around the importance of good dialogue and courageous conversations at work, especially for [...]

By |2019-02-26T22:07:52+00:00February 26th, 2019|#CareerCorner, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Michigan 16/50 Project & Women’s Municipal Leadership Program

The Michigan 16/50 Project & Women's Municipal Leadership Program Recently we caught up with Emily Kieliszewski from the Michigan Municipal League about the MML's newly launched 16/50 Project which was designed, along with insight and help from the League of Women in Government, to help increase the number of female municipal managers. Here is our interview: PAM: What [...]

By |2019-02-20T18:05:17+00:00February 20th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner By League Newsletter Editor The ICMA Outstanding Mentor Awards recognize local government professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring the next generation of local government leaders and who have had a significant positive impact on the life and career of their [...]

By |2019-02-12T23:44:55+00:00February 12th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments

Check Out the EXTRAORDINARY SERIES: Webinars & Workshops to Unleash YOUR Potential!

The League and Lance Strategies are excited to offer a 3-part webinar series: Be Intentional: 9 Strategies for Relentlessly Pursuing Personal and Professional Success. Is this webinar series for you? Read on! Maybe you’ve wondered at the end of a day, week, month, or even a year and thought, ‘what the heck happened and where did [...]

By |2019-01-17T21:57:21+00:00January 17th, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

THE HIDDEN NETWORKING GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

THE HIDDEN NETWORKING GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN The difference in the way men and women approach networking can have a big impact on career opportunities. Here are six ways women can leverage their connections for the same kind of boost men enjoy. By Lisa Rabasca Roepe It’s been said that it’s not what you know [...]

By |2018-12-19T00:09:04+00:00December 19th, 2018|Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership By Wei Zheng, Ronit Kark, and Alyson Meister A wealth of research shows that female leaders, much more than their male counterparts, face the need to be warm and nice (what society traditionally expects from women), as well as competent or tough (what society traditionally expects from men and leaders). The problem is [...]

By |2018-11-29T18:58:42+00:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|2 Comments