MEET 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER TOP 10 FINALIST SHANA YELVERTON

Meet Today's 2019 Leadership Trailblazer Finalist: Shana Yelverton, City Manager, Southlake, TX The League caught up with Top 10 Finalist Shana Yelverton to talk about being named a Leadership Trailblazer and having a career in public service: Q: Congratulations on being named a finalist for the Leadership Trailblazer Award. What does it mean to [...]

2019-10-16T20:28:05-07:00October 16th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MEET 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER TOP 10 FINALIST JERENE WATSON

Meet Today's 2019 Leadership Trailblazer Finalist: Jerene Watson, City Manager, Douglas, AZ The League caught up with Top 10 Finalist Jerene Watson to talk about being named a Leadership Trailblazer and having a career in public service: Q: Congratulations on being named a finalist for the Leadership Trailblazer Award. What does it mean to [...]

2019-10-11T10:28:11-07:00October 11th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Reaching the Gender Balance Plateau in 2017: We have more work to do!

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Reaching the Gender Balance Plateau in 2017: We have more work to do! By Karen Daly, ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director First, you have to know that I fan-girl of Sheryl Sandberg. Next, you should know that she continues to support amazing work on gender balance in the workforce. LeanIn.org [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:02-07:00December 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Matthew Hart: “We are more in touch with the pulse of the community through diversity.”

LWG Interview with Matthew Hart, West Hartford Town Manager & ICMA Vice President for the Northeast Region By LWG Editor Recently, League of Women in Government President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with Matthew "Matt" Hart, Town Manager, West Hartford, Connecticut and newly elected ICMA Northeast Regional Vice President. Pam and Matt talked and shared thoughts on [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:01-07:00November 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Wake County DCM David Ellis on Diversity, Inclusion and #Charlottesville

We as a Country do not do well talking about race. Photo of candlelight vigil for Charlottesville courtesy Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP By LWG Editor League of Women in Government (League) President, Pam Antil sat down with fellow League and National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Board Member, David Ellis who serves as the Deputy County [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:58-07:00August 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]