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, [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Keynote Speaker Joanne Lipman Will Share Groundbreaking Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace at the 3rd Annual Symposium…Here are just a few of them

Joanne Lipman on Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace....Want to purchase a copy of Joanne's best-selling book for half the cover cost? Scroll down to the bottom of this page and click the "ADD TO CART" button.  __________ NJ Goldston, Forbes.com (reprinted with permission) Right in the midst of the explosive Harvey [...]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government and the National Research Center, Inc. jointly announced the finalists for the 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award. Announcing the winners, League President, Ashley Jacobs added, "Of the fifty-six amazing nominees from across [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:12-07:00August 27th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management

Today's Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management The first step in overcoming the massive problem of under-representation of women in leadership and management is recognition. The Infographic prepared by ICMA and the League of Women in Government tells the story of failure across all sectors to harness the power of gender equality. Ensuring the equal participation of [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:11-07:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments