Career Corner Guest Post from Laura Fitzpatrick, DCM – Chesapeake, VA on Beware of Perfectionism!

Beware of Perfectionism! An Overhead View Of A Person's Hand Arranging The Paper Clips And Pencils By Laura Fitzpatrick, Deputy City Manager, Chesapeake, VA and Southeast Regional Vice President, ICMA Executive Board I was recently asked to speak to public administration students at a local university.  I spent over an hour sharing leadership [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:21-07:00May 22nd, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:14-07:00November 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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:14-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

LWG Interview with Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa, Arizona on Creating an Academy to Attract More Women to the Fire Service

LWG Interview with Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa Arizona Mesa Fire Chief Mary Cameli presenting at annual AFCA Leadership Conference By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Mary Cameli, Fire Chief for the City of Mesa, Arizona. Chief Cameli talked about being only one of a few handful of women [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:06-07:00March 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|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 [...]

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned?

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned? By LWG Editor: Who doesn't love Dilbert? Most of us will get a chuckle out of the Dilbert comic strip about mentoring. But, this week, the League is wrapping up Mentoring Month sharing INSPIRING mentorship stories and tidbits! Included in today's post are mentoring moments from ICMA [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:04-07:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making the Most of YOUR Conference Experience

Making the Most of YOUR Conference Experience Are you headed to the ICMA Conference in San Antonio, your state association meeting or regional luncheon? Regardless of where you are headed, you'll want to make the most of your time and your organization's investment in you while you attend the event. But how do you get the [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:00-07:00October 17th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments