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Guest Writer Jan Perkins on the Courage to Do the Right Thing

Courage to Do The Right Thing By Jan Perkins, Vice President, Management Partners & WLG-CA Board Member A car flips over; you stop and run to pull the driver out. That takes courage. Someone tells a joke at another person’s expense and you say, “That’s not funny.” That takes courage. You are the only woman [...]

By |2019-06-19T17:28:22+00:00June 17th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Announcing The League + Lance Strategies Summer Webinar Series!

Announcing The League + Lance Strategies Summer Webinar Series! The League and Lance Strategies are excited to announce the Summer Webinar Series! These sessions will be 30 minutes long with micro-strategies for success followed by Q&A time to answer your burning questions! Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 pm (PST) Building Confidence & Getting Promoted Register Here! Tuesday, June 18 [...]

PRESIDENT’S CORNER: New Job for the President!

PRESIDENT'S CORNER: New Job for the President! Last week I started my job as a Chief Administrative Officer. Not only is it the first CAO position for me personally, but I am the first woman to serve in this position in the history of the county where I am now serving. A “first” that is [...]

By |2019-04-24T22:50:59+00:00April 24th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Submit a blog post|0 Comments

Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager

Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager The League recently caught up with Strategic Government Resources Diversity and Partner Collaboration Manager, Katie Babits. Here is the interview: Q: Recently SGR launched SGRecruiter -- exciting stuff! Why was the portal created? Katie: SGRecruiter was launched in collaboration with Team Zac and Blue Dove [...]

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don’t Just Talk About It. BE About It!

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don't Just Talk About It. BE About It! What YOU Can Do To Increase Gender Equity in Local Government. By The League Editor: Join the League in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) University for the 4th Annual Symposium from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on [...]

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 [...]

By |2019-03-06T23:16:13+00:00March 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 [...]

By |2019-03-11T20:54:52+00:00March 5th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-02-20T18:05:17+00:00February 20th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|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 [...]

By |2019-01-17T21:57:21+00:00January 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 [...]

By |2019-01-16T01:32:40+00:00January 16th, 2019|Events & Learning, Events & learning|0 Comments