All You Need To Know About Equal Pay Day

And the progress that's being made (and not made) across the country! Images compliments of American Association of University Women, 2017 Equal Pay Day — which takes place Tuesday, April 4, this year — is the symbolic day when women’s pay finally “catches up” to the wages that men took home the previous year. [...]

By |2017-04-11T01:03:14+00:00April 4th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Mini-Documentary film about the League Symposium NOW a SEMIFINALIST!

VOTE NOW THROUGH APRIL 4th! Angelica Wedell's Mini-Documentary is now a SEMIFINALIST!   By LWG Editor UPDATE: The Symposium Video is now a Semifinalist! Now you can vote for Angelica's film through April 4th. See link below...... The League is pleased to announce that the Mini-Documentary, Steps Toward Gender Balance, produced by NRC, Inc.'s Marketing [...]

By |2017-03-29T22:19:26+00:00March 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

How Can Men Show Support of Women in the Workplace?

#BeBoldForChange By Pamela Antil, ACM - Santa Barbara, CA The Women's March on Washington, Women's History Month, and now International Women's Day on March 8th -- these are all great celebrations to remind us to contemplate women in the workplace, equal pay, and gender equality. But, what if you're a guy? How might you show a [...]

By |2017-03-22T02:36:17+00:00March 7th, 2017|Educate, Education, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Why Aren’t There More Female Chief Executives?

To Move the Needle Forward, We Need YOUR HELP! By LWG Editor Over 50 percent of employees in local and state government are women, yet less than 20 percent are represented at the most senior executive level of local government. The League is working hard to move the needle forward! But, we need YOUR help! [...]

By |2017-05-24T20:38:51+00:00March 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

March 8th is International Women’s Day….How Will YOU Celebrate?

IWD 2017 campaign theme: #BeBoldForChange Posted from www.internationalwomensday.com International Women's Day as a vehicle for change, is it possible? Last year, organizations and individuals around the world supported the #PledgeForParity campaign and committed to help women and girls achieve their ambitions; challenge conscious and unconscious bias; call for gender-balanced leadership; value women and men's contributions [...]

By |2017-03-15T10:24:18+00:00March 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Carol Sankar on How Confidence is a Beautiful Accessory

The Confidence Factor Women in the United States are to earn at the same capacity as men by 2020. Although the research suggests the same, we are finding details that due to the confidence of women, that number would probably be more significant around 2025. Due to this compelling research that I [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00February 13th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments


By LWG Editor It’s been another busy year for the League. We’ve heard you loud and clear that having a spot where local government women AND men can visit to read content about advancing women in government is essential. We’re also very proud of the original content being written by our supporters and [...]

AMAZING Women, Accomplishments & Goals…

What are YOU most proud of achieving in 2016? What are YOUR goals for 2017? 2016 will go down in the record books as one of the most unusual, controversial years in history! Between the discord of the national election and unprecedented civil discord across the world to the unbelievable athleticism of the summer Olympics [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00December 31st, 2016|#GenderBalance, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Jacolyn Thiel, P.E. on the Value of Working with Strong Women Through a Professional Association

  Having a strong group of women to work with leads to some great advantages. By Jacolyn "Jackie" Thiel, PE, City Engineer, City of Upper Arlington, OH WTS stands for Women’s Transportation Seminar. Many may find it a strange name, but this was the original name from when the organization was founded in 1977 as [...]

Guest Blogger Karen Daly on Unexpected Exits: Survival Tips for Being in Transition

Going from 90 to nothing! By Karen Daly, Hutto, TX Wow!  How do you shift from going 90 miles per hour every day to a day where you are at home with no scheduled meetings? While I have been in transition, I’ve had time to think about the lessons I have learned that may come in [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:00+00:00September 8th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|2 Comments