ICMA, League of Women in Government Partner to Advance Women in Local Government Leadership

ICMA, League of Women in Government Partner to Advance Women in Local Government Leadership Strategic affiliation created to advance women in local government leadership roles.      WASHINGTON, D.C.-– ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, and the League of Women in Government (the League) have formally joined forces to create a new strategic affiliation. Through this partnership, the two [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:19-07:00March 6th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HERstory MONTH Using #SheLeadsGov!

CELEBRATE WOMEN'S HERstory MONTH Using #SheLeadsGov! An initiative of ICMA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Women make up over 50 percent of state and local government employees. Help us celebrate these AMAZING women during March -- Women's HERstory Month by highlighting women leaders in your organization. How? Submit a short video [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:19-07:00March 5th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

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 [...]