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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 [...]

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

February President’s Message

February President's Message ANNOUNCING THE LEAGUE BOOK CLUB... (Bacon NOT included!) And now for the announcement you’ve all been waiting for: The League Book Club! (I know, I know, I promised you this weeks ago, but it’s budget season, and I’ve got two major vacancies, and yada, yada, yada.) Anyway, here we are! Our first [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:31:36+00:00February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

January President’s Message

President's Message On Monday night, my Clemson Tigers won the College Football Playoff to become the 2018 National Champions, so I’m headed to Clemson this weekend for the celebratory parade. There will be coaches and players riding in sleek convertibles, marching bands, dancing in the streets, and loud cheering. It will be a time of [...]

By |2019-01-10T23:51:38+00:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Top 10 League Website Posts!

2018 Top 10 League Website Posts! 2018 was another busy year for the League! This year we launched our website Job Board, Career Corner and the Leadership Trailblazer Award recognizing outstanding women in government. We also supported, sponsored or co-hosted over 50 events/initiatives for women across the country. In addition to the new endeavors, we're happy [...]

By |2018-12-31T05:06:31+00:00December 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|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, [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-12-05T01:40:41+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Education, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work   By Brenda F. Wensil and Kathryn Heath A male friend of ours recently had a realization. He was walking through the bar at a private golf club, looking for a colleague he was meeting for dinner. The dark-paneled bar was filled with men [...]

By |2018-10-22T21:53:15+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager – Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager - Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner By League CAO, Pamela Antil & League President, Ashley Jacobs On September 22, 2018, the League of Women in Government announced the winner of the first ever Leadership Trailblazer Award. The League created this award [...]

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home: Mandatory paternity leave would help close the wage gap and strengthen family bonds By Joanne Lipman, former chief content officer of Gannett and editor-in-chief of USA Today When Jeremy Doyle and his wife had a baby boy last year, he took 12 weeks of paternity leave. Not many new [...]

By |2018-10-02T00:23:01+00:00October 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments