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 [...]

Keynote Speaker Joanne Lipman Will Share Groundbreaking Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace at the 3rd Annual Symposium…Here are just a few of them

Joanne Lipman on Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace....Want to purchase a copy of Joanne's best-selling book for half the cover cost? Scroll down to the bottom of this page and click the "ADD TO CART" button.  __________ NJ Goldston, Forbes.com (reprinted with permission) Right in the midst of the explosive Harvey [...]

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President, Ashley Jacobs

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President & Aiken County, SC Assistant County Administrator, Ashley Jacobs By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator - Aiken County, SC and newly elected President of the League of Women in Government. Ashley shared her thoughts on what's needed in organizations to [...]

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 [...]

Say it LOUD!

Although many organizations have been hiring women aggressively for nearly a generation, the proportion in top positions has only modestly expanded. By Sally Helgesen, Strategy + Business Blogger  Could differences in how women and men articulate ambition early in their careers play a role in determining what opportunities come their way? This question has been [...]

Great Lineup of Speakers for League Symposium on 09.24.16 in Kansas City

Join the League of Women in Government (League) in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and our fantastic SPONSORS for this half day (12:30 pm to 5:00 pm) League Symposium + Networking Event the day before the ICMA Annual Conference begins in Kansas City! #13Percent to #GenderBalance.....Because it's 2016! This half day symposium will be a [...]

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 [...]