LEAGUE NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER AWARD

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 Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished leader in the local government profession who has championed and inspired other women to achieve as well. [...]

2019-08-15T14:13:02-07:00July 24th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:19-07:00March 6th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00February 20th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Can Women “have it all?”

Today's TED Talk: Anne-Marie Slaughter asks, "Can we really have it all?" https://www.ted.com/talks/anne_marie_slaughter_can_we_all_have_it_all?referrer=playlist-10_talks_by_women_that_everyon Public policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter made waves with her 2012 article, "Why women still can't have it all." But really, is this only a question for women? Here Slaughter expands her ideas and explains why shifts in work culture, public [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00January 14th, 2019|#GenderBalance|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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:16-07:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy By Rachael Fuller & Jessica Harper Thirty women in local government throughout the state of Oregon wrapped up a 10-month leadership program in November. The program, which began in February, 2018, provided women with in-person opportunities to enhance skills and competencies, build confidence, [...]

Today’s Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management

Today's Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management The first step in overcoming the massive problem of under-representation of women in leadership and management is recognition. The Infographic prepared by ICMA and the League of Women in Government tells the story of failure across all sectors to harness the power of gender equality. Ensuring the equal participation of [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:11-07:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments