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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 [...]

By |2018-11-29T18:58:42+00:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|1 Comment

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, [...]

By |2018-12-06T23:12:07+00:00November 28th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|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 [...]

By |2018-11-21T01:47:11+00:00November 21st, 2018|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-11-14T00:55:50+00:00November 14th, 2018|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured|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

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work   By Brenda F. Wensil and Kathryn Heath A male friend of ours recently had a realization. He was walking through the bar at a private golf club, looking for a colleague he was meeting for dinner. The dark-paneled bar was filled with men [...]

By |2018-10-22T21:53:15+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 [...]

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home: Mandatory paternity leave would help close the wage gap and strengthen family bonds By Joanne Lipman, former chief content officer of Gannett and editor-in-chief of USA Today When Jeremy Doyle and his wife had a baby boy last year, he took 12 weeks of paternity leave. Not many new [...]

By |2018-10-02T00:23:01+00:00October 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-09-13T16:57:30+00:00August 27th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments