Help Celebrate Trailblazing Women in Local Government Leadership The second annual Leadership Trailblazer Award seeks to honor accomplished women empowering others in the profession The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) / Polco are proud to announce the second annual Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished woman [...]

2019-08-13T12:26:02-07:00August 13th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship

League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship Part of the League's mission is to increase the number of women in the most senior level positions  by providing women executives—and those who seek to become them—the content, tools, and opportunities that can help serve their specific needs. To that end, the League of Women in [...]

Guest Writer Kate Fitzpatrick on The Kitchen Cabinet is Temporarily Empty – or – It’s Getting Lonely Around Here

Guest Writer Kate Fitzpatrick on The Kitchen Cabinet is Temporarily Empty – or – It’s Getting Lonely Around Here In the spring of 2014, I helped a group of eight “seasoned” local government managers join together in an effort to develop the skills necessary for maintaining our personal and professional resiliency.  I was inspired by [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00February 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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:16-07:00January 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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:16-07:00December 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments