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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

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 [...]

By |2018-12-05T01:40:41+00:00November 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 [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-12-31T04:28:06+00:00August 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 [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:24:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager – Boulder, CO on the Importance of Embracing Your Career

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager - Boulder, CO on Being the Next ICMA President Elect, Social Resilience and the Importance of Embracing Your Career By LWG Editor League CAO, Pam Antil recently spoke with newly selected ICMA President Elect Jane Brautigam (City Manager, Boulder, CO). Pam and Jane spoke about the concept of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:34:54+00:00July 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

What We’ve Learned From Our Moms…

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOM... We asked our colleagues from across the nation to share their musings about their mothers. It is clear from the response that most everyone learned important life lessons that translate to our day-to-day work in local government! Happy Mother's Day! Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, Rancho [...]

By |2018-05-16T04:08:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President, Ashley Jacobs

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President & Aiken County, SC Assistant County Administrator, Ashley Jacobs By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator - Aiken County, SC and newly elected President of the League of Women in Government. Ashley shared her thoughts on what's needed in organizations to [...]

Help Us Pay It Forward to Women in #LocalGov & Win the BATTLE OF THE SEXES CHALLENGE!

HELP US PAY IT FORWARD TO WOMEN IN #LOCALGOV & WIN THE "BATTLE OF THE SEXES" CHALLENGE! We need YOUR help! We've been challenged by the female ICMA Past Presidents to help raise $3000 in less than 22 days for the League of Women in Government thereby beating the women's record set in 2017. But, [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:24:13+00:00April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#100Coaches100Days

Who Benefits from Coaching? EVERYONE! We need YOU! The League has partnered with ICMA to assist with recruiting more female coaches for the ICMA 1-1 Coaching Program. To that end, we are working to recruit 100 female coaches in 100 days! Why? Because coaching offers value for people at any stage in their careers by [...]

By |2018-01-02T18:58:21+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments