The Michigan 16/50 Project & Women’s Municipal Leadership Program

The Michigan 16/50 Project & Women's Municipal Leadership Program Recently we caught up with Emily Kieliszewski from the Michigan Municipal League about the MML's newly launched 16/50 Project which was designed, along with insight and help from the League of Women in Government, to help increase the number of female municipal managers. Here is our interview: PAM: What [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00February 20th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner By League Newsletter Editor The ICMA Outstanding Mentor Awards recognize local government professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring the next generation of local government leaders and who have had a significant positive impact on the life and career of their [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00February 12th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments

Check Out the EXTRAORDINARY SERIES: Webinars & Workshops to Unleash YOUR Potential!

The League and Lance Strategies are excited to offer a 3-part webinar series: Be Intentional: 9 Strategies for Relentlessly Pursuing Personal and Professional Success. Is this webinar series for you? Read on! Maybe you’ve wondered at the end of a day, week, month, or even a year and thought, ‘what the heck happened and where did [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00January 17th, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Recap of the 2018 Baltimore Symposium

2018 BALTIMORE LEAGUE + ICMA UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM The 3rd Annual ICMA University + League of Women in Government Symposium  was held in conjunction with the ICMA Annual Conference on Saturday, October 22nd. This annual pre-conference event focused on trending issues that are important to not only local government women, but to everyone who is striving for [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00January 16th, 2019|Events & learning|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Can Women “have it all?”

Today's TED Talk: Anne-Marie Slaughter asks, "Can we really have it all?" https://www.ted.com/talks/anne_marie_slaughter_can_we_all_have_it_all?referrer=playlist-10_talks_by_women_that_everyon Public policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter made waves with her 2012 article, "Why women still can't have it all." But really, is this only a question for women? Here Slaughter expands her ideas and explains why shifts in work culture, public [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00January 14th, 2019|#GenderBalance|0 Comments

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership By Wei Zheng, Ronit Kark, and Alyson Meister A wealth of research shows that female leaders, much more than their male counterparts, face the need to be warm and nice (what society traditionally expects from women), as well as competent or tough (what society traditionally expects from men and leaders). The problem is [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:16-07:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, 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, [...]

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence By Homaira Kabir, Ellevate Network Many high-potential women can relate to a fuzzy concept in their performance reviews: leadership presence. They’re told that a lack of it is holding them back from being promoted to senior positions. But they’re rarely told what they can do to build [...]

Should Women Be More Worried About The Glass Cliff Than The Glass Ceiling?

By knowing that the glass cliff exists, we can not only avoid falling off it, but climb above it. By Amanda Marcovitch, Forbes guest writer As women, we shouldn’t solely strive to shatter the glass ceiling. We must also avoid tumbling down the glass cliff. What’s the glass cliff, you ask? British comedian Sandi Toksvig explained it [...]