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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 [...]

By |2019-01-14T21:58:01+00:00January 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 [...]

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

By |2018-08-20T20:24:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers WHAT IS EQUAL PAY DAY? Equal Pay Day is the approximate day the typical woman must work into the new year to make what the typical man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2018 wage gap between women and men [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:28:56+00:00April 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa Assistant City Manager & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government. Tammy talked about being an ACM, a City Manager, and [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:13:50+00:00March 19th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Career Corner – TNCG’s Jenn Reichelt on Resume Development Part II

Career Corner – Resume Development Part II By Jenn Reichelt, Associate, The Novak Consulting Group Welcome back to Career Corner! In this second of a two-part article, we’re focusing on resume development. As a reminder, your resume is your opportunity to make a good first impression. It should have a clean and easy to read [...]

By |2018-02-07T04:31:45+00:00February 7th, 2018|#CareerCorner, #GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Career Corner – TNCG’s Jenn Reichelt on Resume Development Part I

Career Corner – Resume Development Part I By Jenn Reichelt, Associate, The Novak Consulting Group The ushering in of a new year always brings a wave of resolutions. One of the most common (according to the interwebs) is finding a new job. However, many resolutions fail or fall off our radar once March rolls around. [...]

By |2018-02-01T04:07:20+00:00February 1st, 2018|#CareerCorner, #GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement

The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Sexual harassment has become one of the most prevalent workplace and HR topics in recent weeks. In response to that, there have been surveys that suggest exactly how bad sexual harassment in the workplace [...]

By |2018-01-23T18:57:37+00:00January 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Submit a blog post|1 Comment

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail? In my professional experience, it is rare. It [...]